Sapper A Amos

Sapper Albert Amos' military record is available here. Before joining up, he worked as a telegraphist - skills with undoubtedly stood him in good stead in the Wireless Corps. Sappers had the task of building (and destroying) bridges,  general demolition, field defense creation, the laying of communication lines and much more. He served overseas in variety of locations, including France and Mesopotamia where these photographs were taken. He also served in World War Two, which he also survived. He died in September 1976.

This album comes from the Royal New Zealand Engineer Corps Memorial Centre. It is one of many interested pieces of WW1 history the museum holds.