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Amos Herman Ambrose
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Birth: Mar. 28, 1924
Adams County
Iowa, USA
Death: Oct. 8, 1944, Germany

IOWA PVT 18 INF I INF DIV WWII

Amos H. Ambrose, son of Wm. And Lizzie Ambrose was born in Adams County, near Lenox, March 28, 1924. He was inducted into service February 19th, 1944 and did his basic training at Camp Hood, Texas. He left for overseas service, Sept. 10, 1944 as a replacement recruit. He was with the First Army of the First Division under General Hodges command. He was killed twenty eight days after leaving the United States. He was 20 years, 6 months and 11 days old.
Pvt. Ambrose was a member of the Church of Christ. He made his confession of faith in Christ on August 12, 1943, and was baptized the same night. He leave his wife, Mrs. Doris Ambrose, and baby daughter, Carolyn Joyce, born 10 days after his death; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Will Ambrose, a brother Reldon in France; also Karl and Jasper, and a sister, Lucille, at home; besides his grandmother and other relatives.
The funeral rites were conducted by Rev. E. F. Hagee with the assistance of Rev. H. Machlan in conjunction with the American Legion and its Auxiliary. The service was held in the Church of Christ Sunday afternoon, Nov. 26th at 2:30 p.m.
Lenox Time Table, Lenox, Iowa, Thursday November 30, 1944

Ambrose, Amos H. -
Word was received here October 27th from the war department that Amos H. Ambrose was killed in action on the front in Germany on October 8th. Amos was inducted into service of March 27, 1944. He was home on Furlough in August, leaving here that month and went overseas in September. His wife had word from him, written on October 6th that he had just arrived at the front. His death occurred just two days later. He was with General Hodge’s Army.

A brother, Elmo R. has been in service in France for the past year and is still there. Besides his wife and infant daughter born Oct. 18, he leaves his parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Ambrose, the brother Elmo in France and two brothers, Karl W. and Jasper, and a sister, Lucille, all at home. His wife is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Guy Wray. Amos was born on March 28, 1924 and just passed his 20th birthday this year.
Lenox Time Table, Lenox, Iowa, Thursday, November 2, 1944
 
 
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 Parents:
  William Bertin Ambrose (1875 - 1960)
  Lizzie Froescher Ambrose (1895 - 1994)
 
 Siblings:
  Elmo Reldon Ambrose (1922 - 1986)*
  Amos Herman Ambrose (1924 - 1944)
  Karl Wilden Ambrose (1926 - 1984)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
West Fairview Cemetery
Lenox
Taylor County
Iowa, USA
 
Created by: Cindy Baldogo
Record added: Apr 04, 2009
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Amos Herman Ambrose
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Amos Herman Ambrose
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Amos Herman Ambrose
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1st Infantry Division, WWII
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 Added: Aug. 30, 2013
 
 
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