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|WWI Pictorial Honour Roll of Queenslanders||
Service no 1999
11th Field Artillery Brigade
Nephew of George WLSEY
Of Murgon, Nanango Line, Qld.
Occupation prior to enlistment Labourer
Enlisted 23 September 1915
Served on Western Front
Awarded Military Medal
'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty during the attack on our positions opposite DERNANCOURT and ALBERT on April 5th 1918. When the heavy shelling in the vicinity of the Battery cut all telephone wires, he and two others went out without hesitation and succeeded in keeping the most urgent line in repair all the time. By his constant work on lines and disregard of danger under heavy and continued shell fire throughout the day, he rendered valuable service and enabled his Battery Commander to keep in communication and receive urgent tactical messages without delay.'
Returned to Australia 01 May 1919
Queenslander Pictorial Supplement 25 March 1916 page 23
AMOS, Owen Eugene
Service no 3007
Born Herberton, Qld.
Son of Owen LIvingstone and Mary Grey AMOS
Husband of Dorothy AMOS
Of 'Alandale' Ridley St., Auchenflower, Brisbane, Qld.
Occupation prior to enlistment Draughtsman
Enlisted 03 February 1917 in Sydney, NSW
Served in France
Killed in action 30 September 1918
Aged 29 years
Buried Ste. Emilie Valley Cemetery Villers-Faucon II C1
Annals of the Brisbane Grammar School 1869-1922