Born: 1881, Colchester, Essex.

Died: 1st July 1916; age 35; KiA.

Residence: ‘Woodleigh’ Western Road, Flixton, Lancashire.

Enlistment: Location: Manchester, Lancashire; Date: 2nd September 1914; age 33 years; Occupation: Engineering Draughtsman with Co-Operative Wholesale Society – Architects Department.

Promoted: 1st August 1915 – Sergeant.

Date of Entry Therein: 8th November 1915 – France.

Rank: Sergeant; Service Number: 8047

Regiment: Manchester Regiment, 17th Battalion – ‘The Pals’.

Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1915 Star.


Grave Reference:

Pier & Face 13A & 14C.

Thiepval Memorial,




Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Mr C.W. & Mrs A.E. Amos, of 148, Bramford Road, Ipswich.



1881   84, Magdalen Street, Colchester, Essex.

Percy was under a month old and living with his parents & brother. The family were lodging with Percy’s widowed maternal grandmother & aunt.

Charles Waylen Amos, 23, a Railway Clerk, Witham, Essex.

Annie Elizabeth Amos (nee Green), 24, born Colchester, Essex.

Frederick William Charles Amos, 1, born Colchester.

Elizabeth Ann Green, 45, a School Mistress, born Colchester.

Emily Sarah Green, 21, a Draper’s Assistant, born London.

1 servant.

1891   50, Rendlesham Road, Ipswich.

Percy was 10 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

Charles, 33, a Railway Clerk.

Annie, 33.

Frederick, 11.

Emily Florence L. Amos, 8, born Colchester.

Mabel Alice Amos, 2, born Ipswich.

1901   50, Rendlesham Road, Ipswich.

Percy was 20 years old, an Engineering Draftsman. He was living with his parents & siblings.

Charles, 43, a Railway Clerk.

Annie, 44.

Frederick, 21, a Railway Clerk.

Emily, 18, a Milliner.

Lilian Annie Amos, 14, born Colchester, Essex.

Mabel, 12.

1911   ‘Woodleigh’ Western Road, Flixton, Lancashire.

Percy was 30 years old, a Grain Handling & Milling Engineer. He was a boarder at the home

of 79, year old, widow, John Heywood.

MANCHESTER REGIMENT – THE PALS 17th (Reserve) Battalion:

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