In 1905 Amos married Alice Louisa Cheshire in Luton & in 1911 they are living with their 2 year old daughter Lillian Maud Francis in Summer Street, Slip End, Luton. Alice was pregnant with their first son Stanley William Edward. Amos is 27 years old & working as a gardener's labourer.
In 1911 he is a 12 year old school boy & living with his family at 30 St Ann's Road.
There are 12 people living in this 4 roomed house. His father Charles George is 38 years old & working as a bricklayer's labourer & his mother Lily 38, is a straw hat worker. Lily & Charles George met when they were lodged with Lily's aunt Mary Else & her brother Frank Spacey at 102 New Town Street in 1891.
His parents Isaac & Caroline were also born in Luton & were working in the straw hat trade as a blocker & a sewer. In 1871 Walter is 5 years old & living with his parents & 8 year old sister Sarah at 36 Spring Place.
Frederick James Young was born about 1880 in Luton.
He was 5ft 5 inches tall, had a fair complexion, sandy coloured hair, blue eyes & a scar on his left eyebrow.
In September 1895 he joined the 1st Battalion Cameronians (Scottish Rifles). During his 12 years with the colours he served in India & in South Africa, taking part in the relief of Ladysmith in 1902 for which he received the South Africa Medal. In 1906 he spent time in hospital recovering from a heart problem, then was passed fit for service in February 1907.