Scrapbook Page for Amos HOWSON


WW1 Medal Card

Amos's medal card shows that he was initially in the East Lancs Regmt, but was awarded his two medals for service in the Machine Gun Corps.
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WW1 British War Medal

This silver plated medal was awarded to those who entered a theatre of war on duty, or who left places of residence and rendered approved overseas service between 5 Aug 1914 and 11 Nov 1918.
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WW1 - Allied Victory Medal

This medal was awarded to those who served on the establishment of a unit in a theatre of war. A member Mentioned In Despatches for service during World War I wears a bronze oak leaf on the ribbon.
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Pozieres Memorial

The Memorial commemorates over 14,000 casualties of the United Kingdom and 300 of the South African Forces who have no known grave and who died on the Somme from 21 March to 7 August 1918. Includes over 500 names from the Machine Gun Corps.
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