We remember Angus Murray Mccracken

We remember Angus Murray Mccracken

Timeline

Timeline

1895
birth Newcastle upon Tyne United Kingdom Source:6188016 21st September 1895
1895
location 70 Park Road, Newcastle upon Tyne United Kingdom parents address Source:6188016 21st September 1895
1897
sibling James Douglas Wright Mccracken Source:6188016 1897
1914
enlistment Edinburgh United Kingdom Source:6188016 August 1914
1914
commission Unknown Source:6188016 September 1914
1915
service British Army Second Lieutenant Royal Field Artillery 368th Battery, 147th Brigade, 29th Division Source:6188016 6th January 1915
1915
awards Military Cross (MC) British Award/Decoration Source:6188016 28th June 1915
1915
hospitalisation Injured on face when parapet of trench collapsed following a hit by an enemy battery, then hit on hand by high-velocity round . Hospital/Institution Source:6188016 12th July 1915
1926
marriage Esther Helen Armstrong Source:6188016 1926
1928
children Helen Jane Orde Source:6188016 12th April 1928
1933
children Heather Mary Stubbs Source:6188016 1933
sibling Ian Mccracken Source:6188016
location 147 Westmoreland Road United Kingdom parents address Source:6188016
service British Army Major Royal Field Artillery Source:2764966
1943
death Died of wounds On 1 Decemebr 1943, during the assault on Monte Camino, he was wounded in the head by a mortar with the loss of his right eye. He died a week later. Near Monte Camino Italy Source:6188016 8th December 1943
sibling Kenneth Mccracken Source:6188016
employment Accountant Joseph Carr McCracken and Co Newcastle upon Tyne United Kingdom Source:6188016
education Oundle School Oundle United Kingdom Source:6188016
location Rothley Lake House, Rothley, Northumberland United Kingdom their own address Source:6188016
burial Naples Source:6188016

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Angus Murray
Initials AM
Last Name Mccracken
Source 6188016
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
147 Westmoreland Road United Kingdom parents address
70 Park Road, Newcastle upon Tyne United Kingdom parents address 21st September 1895
Rothley Lake House, Rothley, Northumberland United Kingdom their own address
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army Royal Field Artillery Major
British Army Royal Field Artillery 368th Battery, 147th Brigade, 29th Division Second Lieutenant
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914 Star with Clasp First World War Campaign/Service Medal
1914/15 Star First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Military Cross (MC) British Award/Decoration
Family
Children
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Helen Jane Orde daughter 12th April 1928
Heather Mary Stubbs daughter 1933
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Mary Jane McCracken nee Mills mother
James Smith McCracken father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Kenneth McCracken brother
Ian McCracken brother
James Douglas Wright McCracken brother 1897
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Esther Helen Armstrong wife 1926
Religion
DateReligionSource
Presbyterian - inc Church of Scotland

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Gallipoli Diary Charlotte29510

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