1918-2008: Ninety Years of Remembrance

Soldier Record

Herbert Thomas Amy

Contributed by: David Brown, on 2008-11-06

Herbert Thomas Amy
First Name Herbert Thomas
Surname Amy
Year of Birth Unknown
Year of Death 1964
Regiment Royal Field Artillery
Place of Wartime Residence Jambart Pontac Jersey

Herbert Thomas's Story

Entered the conflict in France in July 1915 with 88 Brigade

Wounded in a retreat on 25th March 1918

Extract/summary of letter sent to Major Amy's wife by Reginald Lyne Stephens, the Major's Batman:

15th Apr 1918

Amy now in The London Hospital (Whitechapel). Amy's foot on which they operated in France, big toe taken off and part of the second toe and he may or may not lose the others on the same foot. Injuries in shoulder and arm are slight. Major Amy will be in bed for two months and six months before okay. Mrs Amy staying with Major Marshall, The Homestead, Hillcrest Road, Sydenham.

submitted by David Brown: grandson of Reginald Lyne Stephens, batman to Major Amy.

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