Biography of Amos Fisher Hunt (66545)
32nd Battalion Royal Fusiliers
Formerly 6/13728, T.R. Battalion

Died 29th April 1918

Soldier

  • Name: Amos Fisher Hunt
  • Date of birth: 1898
  • Place of Birth: Dunsby, Lincolnshire, England
  • Date of Birth Registration: April – June 1898
  • Place of Birth Registration: Bourne, Lincolnshire, England
Father

  • Name: Philip Lound Hunt
  • DOB: 1869
  • Place of Birth: Dunsby, Lincolnshire, England
  • Occupation: Farm labourer
Mother

  • Name: Ellen Fisher
  • DOB: 1867
  • Place Of Birth: Morton, Lincolnshire, England
  • Marriage: 1895 Bourne District
Siblings: (Name), (DOB), (POB)

  • Amos Fisher Hunt, 1898, Dunsby
  • Frederick William Hunt, 1902, Dunsby
  • Phyllis Elizabeth Hunt, 1910, Dunsby
Census

  • 1901: Amos is living with his parents in Dunsby, Lincolnshire.
  • 1911: Amos is living with his parents in Dunsby. The census gives him an age of 12 and he is listed as at school.
Relatives in services

  • None found
Marriage

  • No marriage for Amos has been found and because of his age we can assume that he never had the opportunity to marry.
Newspaper Mentions

  • Grantham Journal Saturday 3rd May 1919
  • IN MEMORIAM
  • HUNT – In ever-loving memory of our dear son and brother, Pte Amos F. Hunt, Dunsby, who died at Boulogne, on April 19th 1918, aged 20 years.
  • From FATHER, MOTHER, BROTHER and SISTER.

Military Records

Attestation Papers

  • None found
Soldier’s Died In The Great War

  • These records show that Private Amos Fisher Hunt, 66545, 32nd Battalion Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment) was killed in action on 29th April 1918 in the Western European Theatre in France and Flanders.

Pension Records

  • Available

Effects Left To

  • Mother Ellen
Medals

  • The British Medal
    The Victory Medal
Memorials

  • UK:
  • Dunsby, Roll of Honour in All Saints Church

 

  • In Memory of Private Amos Fisher Hunt, 66545, 32nd Battalion Royal Fusiliers who died on 29 April 1918 Age 20.
  • Son of Philip Lound Hunt and Ellen Hunt of Dunsby, Bourne, Lincs
  • Remembered with Honour, Boulogne Eastern Cemetery

© Picture taken by South Lincolnshire War Memorials

© Picture taken by South Lincolnshire War Memorials

Military Service Timeline

  • Enlisted in Grantham

 

  • This is ongoing research and will be posted when completed
Sources

  • WW1 Soldier’s Records (www.ancestry.co.uk)
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission
  • British Newspaper Archive.

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