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498: Arthur Joseph Amor and siblings (photographs; newspaper cuttings)

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posted on 2024-01-15, 08:29 authored by Lest We Forget Project Team

Four sons of William Richard Amor and Sarah Lucy Amor all fought at the Battle of the Somme and all four survived.

Private Arthur Joseph Amor (my grandfather), born 1898: 8th Battalion Yorks and Lancs Italian Expeditionary Force 1916-1921.

Lt Stanley George Amor, born 1896: Wiltshire Regiment and later Royal Flying Corps 1915-1919.

Private Harold Geoffrey Amor, born 1894: refused to fight and so went with the Royal Army Medical Corps as a stretcher bearer.

LCpl Edgar William Amor, born 1892: Enlisted 8th Battalion Duke of Cornwalls Light Infantry, survived the Somme but died in Salonica in 1918 and buried in Sofia War Cemetery.

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Name of contributor(s)

Alexandra Hayes

Subject of the story/individual the object(s) relate to

My grandfather (Arthur Joseph Amor) and his siblings in WW1

Date(s) the event(s) in the story took place

1914 - 1918

Location(s) where the event(s) in the story took place

The Somme

Object(s)

Photographs; newspaper cuttings

Community Collection Day

Holyport College, Holyport (19/09/18)

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