Amy, George Alexander (4353)

Place of Birth: Port Melbourne, VIC

Age: 21 years 8 months

Enlistment Details: Wednesday, 26 January 1916 – Melbourne, VIC

Service Number: 4353 view online service record

Address:
234 Nott Street
Port Melbourne, VIC

Next of Kin:
Florence Victoria Amy (wife)
234 Nott Street
Port Melbourne, VIC

Embarkation Details:
Date: Wednesday, 29 March 1916
Ship: RMS Orontes
Port: Melbourne, VIC
Unit: 22nd Infantry Battalion – 11th Reinforcements

Fate:
RTA: Friday, 4 July 1919
Discharged: Thursday, 11 September 1919


Father: George Alexander Amy (5785)

Later at 429 Bay Street, Port Melbourne

G Amy was listed on the Swimming Club Roll of Honour, 25 November 1916. (Assuming this is George Jr rather than his father George Sr who was a member of the Swimming Club.

1916 ‘ROLL OF HONOR.’, Port Melbourne Standard (Vic. : 1914 – 1920), 25 November, p. 2. , viewed 04 Nov 2016, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article91164781

Comments

  1. The family matriarch, Louisa Chapman AMY died in the East Melbourne General Hospital on 4 September, 1917 while her husband and two sons were serving in France. The three servicemen may well have been unaware of their wife and mother’s passing when the sole Death Notice was placed by Florrie, George junior’s wife.

    AMY – On the 4th September at the Melbourne Hospital, Louisa C. Amy, the dearly beloved mother of George (on active service) and loved mother-in-law of Florrie, and much loved grandma of little Florrie.

    A mother lovingly remembered (The Age, 8 september, 1917)

    http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article155155119

    In sad and loving memory of Louisa, the beloved wife of Private George Amy (on active service) and loving mother of Edward and George (on active service) and William, who departed this life on September 4, 1917 (In Memoriam, Port Melbourne Standard, 7 September, 1918)

    http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article88369850

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