E Malcolm Angove

Earl Malcolm Angove was born in Penarth in 1890 and was baptised on 1st August 1890. His father’s profession was given as plasterer and the family lived at 17 Salop Street. He was the son of Edward Charles and Mary Jane Angove and brother of Eric, Pearl, Joseph and Geraldine. His nieces were Frances, Elsie and Bertha. In 1911 the family lived at 50 Arcot Street. He was married to Gladys and they lived at 37 John Street, Penarth. He and Gladys had one child. His occupation was fireman with the Taff Vale Railway Co. He was a member of St Paul’s Church and Penarth Rugby Football Club (from ‘Penarth Times’). Malcolm attended the National School (now St Cyres). He served in the Royal Garrison Artillery (1908-09) and then 8th Battalion, the Welsh Regiment. He was a Gunner in the RGA (service number 103) and a Private in the Welsh Regiment (service number 2327). Malcolm died on 5th February 1918 aged 27 and is buried at XII. J. 8. Baghdad (North Gate) War Cemetery. From Army records – in 1908 he was an engine cleaner employed by the Taff Vale Railway Company and lived at 50 Arcot Street.