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Angus Campbell

Angus Campbell

Angus Campbell (1902-1946) was a son of Donald Campbell and Margaret Macleod, 11b Marvig.

He enrolled in the Royal Naval Reserve, S/Ns A11596, B7382, C6562 and D6106, on February 19, 1924. His service record indicates that he was 5ft 7in tall with light brown hair, blue eyes and a fresh complexion. He had a tattoo of clasped hand over a heart and one of True Love. Angus was a fisherman on Banff and Stornoway registered fishing boats, including the Alma Boyd, the Maggie Macdonald and the Starlight Rays, until 1937 when he joined the Merchant Navy. He made three trips to River Plate on El Argentino and one to the North Pacific on the Viking Star. 

He was Mobilised August 29, 1939 and served in the Royal Navy in the Second World War. Based at HMS Assegai, HMSCochrane, HMS Pembroke, HMS Victory and aboard HMS City of Manchester until September 1944 when he was declared Physically Unfit for Naval Service due to Tuberculosis. He was admitted to the Kingseat Naval  Hospital in Aberdeen.

Angus was a bachelor and died aged 43.


Title: Angus Campbell
Record Type: People
Gaelic Name: Aonghas Dhòmhnaill Iain
Date of Birth: 04-06-1902
Date of Death: 1946
Occupation: Fisherman, Royal Naval Reservist, Merchant Navy, Royal Navy
Sex: Male
Bk Reference: CEP 5386
Record Maintained By: CEP
Subject Id: 62808