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Ivan de C “Angus” DAUNT, fifth of eight children and born 28 Jun 1918 served with 4th Bn Queen’s Own Royal West Kent Regiment in the 1940 North West Europe Campaign in FRANCE and through DUNKIRK, then in the Western Desert and BURMA.
Angus’s wife, AUDREY, was a naval tailoress for Chatham and CANADIAN born, whose father, ANGUS from Nova Scotia, was with the PRINCESS PATRICIA’S in WW1 and wounded at VIMY RIDGE and her younger brother, HARRY FORD, was with 6 PARA and took part in ARNHEM.
His father, THOMAS, was a R.E. Sapper and Diver in WW1, one elder brother, FREDERICK, was a RAOC driver, another, WILLIAM, with the KENT AUXILIARY FIRE service, while a third, HARRY, had also been a Sapper in the 1930s in Palestine and Egypt, escaping up into Siam when Singapore fell.