Topic: Thomas Alfred Amos

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From research done in 2008 by Wairarapa College Year 12 history assignment on Wairarapa soldiers who died in World War One.

Full name: Thomas Alfred Amos
Date of Birth: 22 February 1897
Serial number: 17604
Occupation before enlistment: Engineer
First known rank: Gunner
Embarkation date: 2 January 1917
Place of embarkation: Wellington, New Zealand
Body on embarkation: New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Embarkation unit: 20th Reinforcements New Zealand Field Artillery
Last unit served: New Zealand Field Artillery
Rank last held: Gunner
Place of death: Somme, France
Date of Death: 18 April 1918
Cause of death: Killed in action
Cemetery name: Englebeliner Communal Cemetery Extension, Somme, France

Biographical notes:
Thomas was a student at Greytown School in 1907.

Obituary:

Wairarapa Daily Times, 4 May 1918, under Personal Items "Private T. A. Amos, of Greytown, is reported to have been killed in action."

Student researcher: Ben Morgan and Millicent Basher (2009)

 

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