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Angus Finlayson

Angus Finlayson

Angus (1914-1952) was a son of Angus Finlayson and Christina Morrison, 10 Calbost.

At Stornoway, in 1935, he married Christina Ann Macinnes, 36 Gravir. Angus and Christina Ann settled at 39 Manor Park, Stornoway.

Angus joined the Royal Naval Reserve, S/N AX17891, on November 16, 1934. His record indicates that he was 5ft 4½ in tall with dark brown hair, grey eyes and a fresh complexion. He was a fisherman on Stornoway registered fishing boats, including the Proceed  and the Lady Marjorie, from 1934-1938. 

He  was Mobilised on September 29, 1938 and served with Royal Navy until 1942.  Angus was based at HMS Europa, HMS Mentor and aboard HMT Cape Calliope, HMS Dunraven, HMS Melville and HMS Miranda. He was declared Physically Unfit for Naval Service (PUNS) with Tuberculosis. 

He died aged 38.



Title: Angus Finlayson
Record Type: People
Gaelic Name: Aonghas Aonghais Alasdair
Date of Birth: 09-11-1914
Date of Death: 1952
Date of Marriage: 1935
Occupation: Fisherman, Royal Naval Reservist, Royal Navy
Sex: Male
Bk Reference: CEP 2753
Record Maintained By: CEP
Subject Id: 24481