Philip Walter Rendell AMOORE


AMOORE, Philip Walter Rendell

Service Number: 2675
Enlisted: 22 June 1916
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 58th Infantry Battalion
Born: Ballarat, Victoria, Australia, January 1875
Home Town: Essendon, Moonee Valley, Victoria
Schooling: State School, Victoria, Australia.
Occupation: Station Hand
Died: Pneumonia, Military Hospital at Fovant, Wiltshire, England, 3 February 1917
Cemetery: Compton Chamberlayne Cemetery
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

22 Jun 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2675, 58th Infantry Battalion
2 Oct 1916: Involvement Private, SN 2675, 58th Infantry Battalion
2 Oct 1916: Embarked Private, SN 2675, 58th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Nestor, Melbourne

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Biography contributed by Geoffrey Gillon

(Served as HAYWOOD). He was 41 and the son of Albert Hastings Amoore and Harriet Amoore; husband of E. M. Amoore, of 5, Willow St., Essendon.

Marred 3 Oct 1901 Ellen Margaret Scougall d 1922
1902 Rita Maie Amoore
1904 Kathleen Phyllis Amoore
1906 Leonard Rendell Amoore


Albert Hastings Amoore 1846–1917

Harriett Margaretta Rendell Amoore1849–1919


Henry Hastings Amoore 1872–1939

Caroline Ellen Amoore Garmonsway 1877–1957

Albert Horace Amoore 1880–1889

John Balmain Amoore 1883–1973

Joseph Amoore 1886–1968


Biography contributed by Evan Evans

The summary below was completed by Cathy Sedgwick – Facebook “WW1 Australian War Graves in England/UK/Scotland/Ireland

Died on this date – 3rd February.... Philip Walter Rendell Amoore was born in Ballarat, Victoria in 1875. He married Ellen Margaret Scougall in 1901 at at Clifton Hill, Melbourne, Victoria & they had 3 children between 1902 & 1906.

From the Victorian Police Gazette – July 3, 1913:
PHILIP WALTER RENDEL AMOORE is charged, on warrant, with deserting his wife, Margaret Ellen Amoore, 5 Willow-street, Essendon, at Essendon, on the 26th inst. Description:- Victorian, gardener, 37 years of age, 5 feet or 6 inches high, slight build, fair complexion, fair moustache; wore a dark striped tweed suit and brown soft-felt hat. 27th June, 1913.
Philip Walter Rendell Amoore was a 41 year old, married, Station Hand (Boundary Rider) from Carlton, Victoria when he enlisted on 22nd June, 1916 with the Australian Imperial Force. He enlisted under the name of Philip Walter Haywood.

Private Haywood embarked from Melbourne HMAT Nestor (A71) on 2nd October, 1916 with the 58th Infantry Battalion, 6th Reinforcements & disembarked at Plymouth, England on 16th November, 1916 where he would receive further training before being sent to the War Front.

Private Haywood was admitted to the Military Hospital at Fovant, Wiltshire on 8th December, 1916 with Bronchitis. He was discharged on 15th January, 1917. The Hospital Admissions form reads “Recurring. Residence in warm dry climate advised.”

Private Haywood was admitted to the Military Hospital at Fovant, Wiltshire on 30th January, 1917 with Pneumonia.

Private Philip Walter Haywood died at the Military Hospital at Fovant, Wiltshire, England at 1.15 p.m. on 3rd February, 1917 of pneumonia.

He was buried in Compton Chamberlayne War Graves Cemetery, Wiltshire, England where 27 other WW1 Australian Soldiers are buried.

(The above is a summary of my research. The full research can be found by following the link below)
Photos courtesy of Andrew Stacey