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Philip Amos

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Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories Panel Almond J.R. - Anderson A.B. (photo J Halpin 2010) - No known copyright restrictions
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Philip AWMM
  • Surname
    Amos AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    9/1522 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Presbyterian Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 11 March 2016 - Military Record

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    29 May 1890 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 11 March 2016 - Military Record
  • Place of birth
    Marble Bush, Southland, NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 11 March 2016 - Military Record
  • Birth notes
    son of Gavin & Elizabeth Amos Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 11 March 2016 - Military Record
  • Address before enlistment
    • Unknown AWMM Gisborne, New Zealand AWMM
    • Whatatutu, Gisborne Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 11 March 2016 - Military Record
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Elizabeth Amos (mother), Speirs Street, Aramoho, Wanganui, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 9 October 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Egyptian, Egyptian EF & Western European Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 11 March 2016 - Military Record
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • Otago Mounted Rifles, NZ Maori Pioneer Battalion & O.C. No2 NZ Entrenching Btn Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 11 March 2016 - Military Record
  • Service number
    9/1522 AWMM
  • Military service
    1915-1918 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 11 March 2016 - Military Record
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    • Military Medal (MM) AWMM
      Citation for Military Medal (MM): "Period 7th to 11th June 1917. This N.C.O. was in charge of the breakdown gang on forward tramlines during the Messines Offensive. Throughout his tour of duty he never hesitated to take his party into the hottest place to repair the shell holes as fast as they were made. By his courage and devotion to duty he kept the lines open to traffic and very materially assisted forward operations." (London Gazette (under name of AMES), 16 August 1917, p. 8429, Rec. No. 827) AWMM
    • 1914-1915 Star
      British War Medal
      Victory Medal
      Plaque & Scroll # 500207 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 11 March 2016 - Military Record

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
    Bushman Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 11 March 2016 - Military Record
  • Age on enlistment
    25yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 11 March 2016 - Military Record

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Son of Mrs. Elizabeth Amos, of Hamilton, New Zealand

      Rank last held was listed as Temporary Sergeant AWMM
    • 9/1522 Corporal Philip Amos M.M. was a brother of Mrs Frances Jamieson of Cambridge NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 11 March 2016 - http://cambridgemuseum.org.nz/Military/ww1/ww1rohsup.htm#WW1105
    • Philip AMOS was the son of Gavin AMOS b. 1842 was born in Edinburgh, Scotland (Died 1902)
      and Elizabeth nee' McLEOD Born 1856 in Otago (Died 1925) Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 11 March 2016 - Research
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    7 May 1918 AWMM
    FranceEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Buttes New British Cemetery (NZ) Memorial, Polygon Wood, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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11 March 2016Lorraine MGisborne, NZResearcher