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James Angley was born in 1886 the son of James and Sarah Ann Angley (née Perrott). James’s parents were married on 30th July 1877 at St Barnabus Roman Catholic Cathedral, Derby Road, Nottingham and had two other sons Joseph b.1879 and John b.1882. In 1911, James’s widowed mother was living at 13, Pipe Street, Southwell Road, Sneinton, Nottingham along with her sons Joseph and James who both worked as paper warehouse labourers.
James Angley was a town labourer upon enlistment.
09 Feb 1917
865706 - CWGC Website
6th Bn King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment)
James Angley enlisted at Nottingham under the name James Handley on 27th August 1914, stating he had previously served with the 4th Battalion Sherwood Foresters (discharged time expired). He gave his age as 28 yrs and 137 days. He was posted as reinforcement to 2nd Battalion Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire Regiment, landing in France on 3rd May 1915. He was wounded on 20th September 1915, and evacuated to England on 27th September to recuperate. After transferring to King's Own Royal Lancaster Regiment, he joined the 6th Battalion in Mesopotamia on 14th May 1916. He was evacuated to India aboard the hospital ship Dongola on 11th September 1916 suffering from jaundice. When he recovered, he returned to Mesopotamia, landing at Basra on 2nd January 1917.
He is commemorated on the Basra Memorial, Iraq panel 7 Research by Peter Gillings
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