AMOSS PURKISS

Amoss is not remembered on Christchurch parks memorial.

Born:  1880
Died: 25th November 1916; age 36; On board H.M. Trawler ‘Burnley’ Killed by mine from the German submarine UC-4 (Commander Hans Howaldt) off Orford Ness, Suffolk.
Enlistment Location:

Rank: Trimmer Cook . Service Number:825TC
Regiment: Royal Naval Reserves, H.M. Trawler ‘Burnley’.

Grave Reference:

Chatham Naval Memorial 1916,

Chatham,

Kent.

Son of William Purkiss, of Akenham, Ipswich, Husband to Mary Purkiss, of 265, Spring Road, Ipswich.

 

WILLIAM-GEORGE-STEPHEN-TRUSLER

Amoss served along side William Trusler on board H.M. Trawler Burnley, William was Amoss’s  boy cook. William was one of the youngest to die from Ipswich just aged 16.

Amoss is remembered on St. John the Baptist church memorial, Ipswich.

 

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