George Amoss


About George

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    Newton Heath
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Service Information

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    Black Watch


Service records for Private George Amoss could not be located but it is known that he served with the 1/6 Black Watch and passed through Peterborough East Station on 19 June 1916. His medal card confirms he was awarded the 15 Star, the British War and Allied Victory Medals and that he served in France from 1 September 1915.

The Black Watch (Royal Highlanders) 1/6th (Perthshire) Battalion was formed in Perth in August 1914. The regiment moved to Queensferry on Forth defences and to Tay defences during 1914. On 16 April 1915, they moved to Bedford and attached to the 2nd Highland Brigade in the Highland Division. The regiment landed at Boulogne on 2 May 1915. On 12 May 1915 it became part of the 153rd Brigade 51st (Highland) Division.

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