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1885 - 1916

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1887 - 1916

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1894 - 1916

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1897 - 1916

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1883 - 1918
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Pte 57546 James Amess

  • Age: 29
  • From: Dundee
  • Regiment: The King's (Liverpool Regiment) 19th Btn
  • D.O.W Wednesday 8th May 1918
  • Commemorated at: Esquelbecq Mil Cem
    Panel Ref: I.C.30

James Amess was born in 1889 in Dundee and resided in Stanley, Perthshire, and was the son of Stuart and Margaret Amess, of Millbank, Stanley, Perthshire.


He enlisted in Dundee and was formerly 843, Highland Divisional Cyclist Company and was serving in the 19th Battalion, The King’s Liverpool Regiment as Private No 57546 when he died of wounds on the 8th May 1918 aged 29 during the German Spring Offensive.


He now lies in Esquelbecq Military Cemetery, Belgium.

He is also commemorated on Stanley war Memorial in an enclosed area next to St Columba's Church
Perth Road, Stanley, Perth And Kinross, Tayside, PH1 4LT, and Perth Academy and Sharps Institution,  Murray Place, Perth, Tayside, PH1 1NJ, Scotland

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