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Angus Smith

Angus Smith

Angus Smith (1896-1970) was a son of Alexander Smith and Catherine Macmillan, 19 Marvig.

On December 30, 1913 he enrolled in the Royal Naval Reserve, S/Ns A5458, C5009 and D4827. He gave a year of birth of 1895 and his records idicate that he was 5ft 4½ in tall with brown hair blue eyes and a fresh complexion. He also had a scar on his forehead and two tattoos, one of "True Love" on his right wrist and one of "Kate True Love" and a bleeding heart  on his left wrist. Angus was a fisherman on Stornoway registered fishing boats including the Unity and the Lady Marjorie.

He was Mobilised on August 5, 1914 and served in the Royal Navy in the First World War. Based at HMS Wildfire and aboard HMS Actaeon and  HMS Hermes.His name is mentioned in Loyal Lewis.

Angus was a bachelor and after the war returned to fishing.


Title: Angus Smith
Record Type: People
Gaelic Name: Aonghas Alasdair Iain
Date of Birth: 03-01-1896
Date of Death: 1970
Occupation: Fisherman, Royal Naval Reservist, Royal Navy
Sex: Male
Bk Reference: CEP 5553
Record Maintained By: CEP
Subject Id: 63239