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John Clayton AMOS

Regimental number3752
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
Address29 Brown Street, Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Height5' 6"
Weight121 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Rachel May Amos, 29 Brown Street, Adelaide, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed for 4 years in 76th Senior Cadets; previously rejected (January 1915) for AIF enlistment on account of deficient physique.
Enlistment date8 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 7 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Anzac Cyclists' Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 8 October 1919
Discharge date21 February 1920
Family/military connectionsFather: 3751 Pte John Henry AMOS, 50th Bn, returned to Australia, 4 May 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Benalla', 8 October 1919; disembarked Adelaide, 22 November 1919; discharged (medically unfit), Adelaide, 21 February 1920.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death20 October 1951
Age at death55
Place of burialAIF Cemetery (Row 20, Grave No. 44), West Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia

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