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Angus Graham

Angus Graham

Angus (1875-1916) was the son of Murdo Graham and Catherine (also known as Caterin; surname unknown) of Garrabost. Angus resided at 4 New Garrabost and was married to Isabella McKenzie.

On 1st April 1903 Angus enrolled with the Royal Naval Reserve. His service number was C 3020 and his record (held by The National Archives) notes that Angus was was 5' 5.5" tall, had a chest measurement of 32", had a fresh complexion and blue eyes, and had tattoos of an anchor on his right hand, a ship on his left hand, and a scar above his right eyebrow.

During the First World War Angus served on the HMS Invincible. He was killed when the Invincible was sunk in the battle of Jutland. His name is recorded on the Chatham Naval Memorial in Kent (section reference 18). 

Angus's Royal Naval Reserve record mentions that naval prize money was paid in 1923 to Mrs I Graham (widow) of 4 New Garrabost.


Title: Angus Graham
Record Type: People
Date of Birth: 15-04-1875
Date of Death: 31-05-1916
Occupation: Royal Navy Reservist
Sex: M
Record Maintained By: HC
Subject Id: 120063