AMPHLETT Edward Baylie
Regiment : 12th Battalion Worcestershire Regiment attached Royal Fusiliers
Service number : E0
Conflict : WW1
Date of death : 4th June 1915 aged 38
Buried : Twelve Tree Copse Cemetery, Turkey, Special Memorial A. 92.
Relatives : Son of John Amphlett, of Clent, Worcestershire. M.A.(Oxon.)
Memorial : Clent St Leonard's Church
Also appears on : Clent St Leonard's Church Amphlett WW1
De Ruvigny’s Roll of Honour:
AMPHLETT, EDWARD BAYLIE, M.A., Capt., 12th Battn. Worcestershire Regt. (T.F.), attd. 2nd Battn. Royal Fusiliers, yr. s. of John Amphlett, of Clent, co. Worcester, by his wife, Eliza Anne, only dau. of Edward Biven Baylie, of Stourbridge; b. Clent, 15 Jan. 1877; educ. Marlborough and Worcester College, Oxford, and was called to the Bar, going on the Oxford Circuit. He saw service with Paget’s Horse in South Africa, and in 1912 was appointed Police Magistrate in the island of Grenada, W.I., a post he resigned to volunteer for the war. He was given the temporary rank of Lieut. in Nov. 1914, and was gazetted Capt. on 15. Jan. 1915, when he was also appointed Adjutant. He went out in May, 1915, to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, being attached to the Royal Fusiliers, and was killed in action at the Dardanelles, 4 June, 1915: unm. He was well-known in musical circles in Worcestershire and Birmingham.