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1885 - 1916

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1887 - 1916

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1897 - 1916

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Pte 30187 Reginald Amery

  • Age: 19
  • From: Heswall
  • Regiment: 21st Bn Kings
  • Died on Monday 29th November 1915
  • Commemorated at: Barnston (christ Church) Churchyard
    Panel Ref: N.E. Corner
Reginald was born in 1896 at Heswall the son of Robert and Sarah Amery who at the time of the Great War were living at 1 Mersey Terrace, Seacombe,  Cheshire. 

He joined the 21st Bn of The King's Liverpool Regiment as Private 30187. He contracted Scarlet Fever and died on 29/11/1915. He is buried at Barnston Christ Church Churchyard in the North East corner. His headstone bears the epitaph:


A newspaper report published at the time of his death states:

Much sympathy will be extended to Mr and Mrs Amery of 1 Mersey Terrace,Seacombe in the sad loss of their son Reginald, a Private in the 21st Kings Liverpool Regiment who died on Monday from the effects of Scarlet Fever.

The deceased who had had but a short Military career was only 19 years of age, and during that time he had been in training  he had had to be treated at the hospital for several weeks. As a civilian he followed the occupation of a Shipping Clerk, and was employed by Elder Dempster Line. He joined the Pals some six months ago, and was much liked by the fellow members of his company.He had four brothers in the Army who have seen active service in France and the Dardenelles, and were present at the funeral to pay a last homage to their dead brother. Private Reginald Amery enjoyed considerable popularity among a good circle of friends, who will deeply sympathise with the near relatives in the great loss they have sustained.

Reginald is commemorated at:

Barnston Parish Church

Elder Dempster Line Memorial