Norman Angus

RBS remembers 1914-1918



Norman Angus

Bank: National Provincial Bank of England

Place of work: Darlington branch

Died: 3 May 1917

 

Norman Mortimer Angus was born in Aberystwyth on 30 April 1890, the son of John Mortimer Angus, a Latin teacher, and his wife Mabel. In 1908, when Angus was 18 years old, he went to work for National Provincial Bank of England.

By 1911, when Angus finished his three-year apprenticeship, he was working at the bank's Cardiff branch. He remained there as a clerk for some time before being transferred to Bath branch, and then on to Wetherby. In January 1916 he was transferred to the bank's Darlington branch.

During the First World War Angus joined the army, serving as a Private in The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). He was killed in action on 3 May 1917, although confirmation of his death was not received until the end of that year. He was 27 years old.

 

 

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Margaret Angus August 18 2014 9:37PM

Norman was my great-uncle and a member of a close and loving family with three brothers and two sisters. He was killed in the battle of Arras and is commemorated on the Arras memorial as he has no known grave. It's good to have his name acknowledged on this site.

 

 

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