Private Samuel Amos

Army Number: 235141 (formerly 203313 North Staffordshire Regiment)

Battalion: 1st Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment.

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He was born at Tunstall, Staffordshire. Son of William Amos, of 5, Cartledge Street, Sandyford, Tunstall, Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire. He was an iron stone worker prior to enlisting at Hanley, Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire, 28th February 1917 in the 5th Battalion North Staffordshire Regiment.

He was posted to the 2/6th Battalion North Staffordshire Regiment on 7th June 1917 and went to France on 8th June 1917. Transferred to the 5th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment and then posted to the 1st Battalion 29th June 1917. He suffered gunshot wounds to his back on 16th August 1917 and was admitted to No. 14 General Hospital, Wimereux, France on the 17th August 1917. He was then transferred to England via Hospital Ship St. Denis, 20th August 1917 and admitted to General Military Hospital, Edmonton, London.

He returned to France on 8th January 1918 and was killed in action, 6th October 1918, during the attack at Oppy, France.

Buried: Roclincourt Military Cemetery, France. Plot 6, Row E, Grave 5.

Roclincourt Military Cemetery, France.

Private Samuel Amos is also commemorated on the following local memorials:-
Tunstall War Memorial, Tunstall, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire.