Private George Amos

Private George Amos

Army Number: 16407

Battalion: 11th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment.

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Born and lived at Bolsover, Derbyshire. Son of Margaret J. Amos. Enlisted at Sutton-in-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire and went to France on 27th August 1915 and killed in action, 1st July 1916, during the attack on the German positions near Ovillers, France, on the first day of the Battle of the Somme.

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Derbyshire Courier 28th April 1917

Commemorated Thiepval Memorial France. Pier and Face 10 C 10 D and 11 A.

Thiepval Memorial, France.


Private George Amos is also commemorated on the following local memorials:
Bolsover War Memorial, Bolsover, Derbyshire.