Private Amos Mazingham (1745) of the 1st Bn Lincolnshire Regiment died of wounds on 24th October 1916 in a military hospital in Bury St.Edmunds.
According to his headstone the wounds were received on 25th September- which marked the start of the Battle of Morval, part of the Battle of the Somme, and which Amos’ regiment were part of the attacking force in.

Before the war he is listed on the 1911 census as having been a bricklayer, and living at 13 David Street, Grimsby with 7 of his 15 brothers and sisters and his parents Edwin and Eliza.

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