William Amos
10026 WO Cl. 2 W. Amos, 7th Battery Royal Field Artillery.

Queen’s South Africa Medal clasps Tugela Heights, Relief of Ladysmith (Cpl. Shg. Sth. 7th Bty. RFA);
1914 Star (FQM Sjt. RFA), British War Medal (WO Cl. 2 RA), Victory Medal (WO Cl. 2 RA), Long
Service & Good Conduct Medal (GVR 1st issue) (FQM Sjt. RFA).
With 18 photocopy pages of service documents and a photocopy of the medal roll page. William Amos enlisted at Great
Yarmouth 13 June 1895 aged 19. Born Playford, Suffolk. Occupation blacksmith. Posted to 107th Battery 1 August 1900.
Hospitalised and invalided 6 February 1915 due to injury in the field. A medical board report dated 23 May 1917 stated
that his left leg was about 1½ inches larger in circumference than his right leg and further swelling occurs when standing for
a long period or walking. His condition was considered permanent and his disability assessed at 25%. Discharged at Swanage
14 July 1917. Character exemplary.