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Louis H. Amor

Private

23rd Battalion

Medals Earned

  • British War Medal
  • Victory Medal

Tree Information

  • Species: Ulmus Sp.
  • Planted By: V. Robertson
  • Plaque: 2491

Additional Info

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Biography

Louis Herbert Amor was born in Ballarat and was a Labourer by trade when he enlisted in the 8th Battalion, 21st Reinforcement on 4 August 1916 at the age of 18. His unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 2 October 1916. He reached England in November and continued to train there until September 1917 when he was posted to the 23rd Battalion in France. In November 1917 he was evacuated to the Middlesex War Hospital suffering from Trench Feet and was unable to return to the Front. In mid-May 1918 he left England to return to Australia on the HT Ruahine, reaching Melbourne on July 5th.

His brother, William Reddie Amor (Tree No 771) also served.
Tree No 2491

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour