Frank Alfred AMEY

AMEY, Frank Alfred

Service Number: SX18122
Enlisted: 26 March 1942, Wayville, South Australia
Last Rank: Craftsman
Last Unit: Not yet discovered
Born: Jamestown, SA, 28 January 1903
Home Town: Caltowie, Northern Areas, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Adelaide, SA, 7 September 1987, aged 84 years, cause of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Enfield Memorial Park, S.A.
Memorials: Caltowie WW2 Honour Board, Jamestown Methodist Church of Caltowie WW1 Honour Roll
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World War 2 Service

26 Mar 1942: Involvement Craftsman, SN SX18122
26 Mar 1942: Enlisted Wayville, SA
26 Mar 1942: Enlisted Wayville, South Australia
13 Dec 1945: Discharged
13 Dec 1945: Discharged
Date unknown: Involvement SN SX18122, Enlistment/Embarkation WW2

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Biography

Born:  22 January 1903 in Jamestown, South Australia
(SA Birth Record: 1842 - 1906 Book: 707 Page: 408 District: Cla.)

Father Charles "Samuel" AMEY (b. 24/4/1843 - d. 9/7/1919 [77 year] at Laura, SA)
          (Charles's parents  - Charles Amey and Mother Charlotte Dean)
          (SA Birth records - 1842 - 1906 Book: 1 Page: 20 District: Ade.)
          (SA Death records - 1916 - 1972, Book : 429, Page 520, District Code : Cla)

25/8/1880  married Mother Lydia Baker (19yrs) in residence of Thos Baker [near Appila]
                 (SA Marriages 1842 -1916, Book/Page - 124/730 - District Code - Fro.)

Mother  Lydia AMEY (nee Baker b. 15/11/1861 Brighton SA - d. 29/1/1924 (63 years) Jamestown SA)
            Lydia's parents Alfred BAKER and Mother Mary Ann Collins.
            (SA Birth record 1842 - 1906 Book: 20 Page: 255 District: Ade.)
            (SA Death record 1916 - 1972, Book : 468, Page 34, District Code : Cla)

Siblings:
Brother   Arthur Herbert AMEY       (b. 22/10/1882 Rosedale SA - d. _____)
Brother   Samuel Amey jnr AMEY   (b. 1/2/1885 Caltowie Extn, near Laura SA - d. ____)
Sister      Lydia Harriet AMEY         (b. 9/1/1887 Appila SA - d. ____)
Sister      Eva Nellie AMEY             (b. 17/5/1889 Caltowie SA - d. _____)
Sister      Florry Eva AMEY             (b. 4/4/1891 Caltowie Extn, near Laura SA - d. ___)
Brother   Charles AMEY                 (b. 25/9/1893 Caltowie Extn, near Laura SA - d. _____)
Brother   Percy Amey                   (b. 18/10/1895 in Caltowie Extn, near Laura SA -
                                                    d. 11/4/1917 Bullecourt, France)
Brother   George Amey                 (b. 10/10/1897 Caltowie SA - d. ____)
Himself   Frank Alfred Amey

Next of kin in service:
Brother  1234      WWI    Private Percy Amey  (KIA Bullecourt France  11/4/1917)
Brother  SX18122 WWII  Frank Alfred Amey
Cousin   SX29698 WWII  Mostyn Harold Amey

 

 

26/3/1942    Enlisted into WWII at Wayville

 

Last rank held  Craftsman, with the Light Aid Detachment

13/12/1945   Discharged from service

 

Sourced and submitted by Julianne T Ryan.  9/2/2015

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