Moore, Edward



1898 - 1916
Rank Private
Service no.16217
Regiment 6th Battalion Leicestershire Regiment
DiedJuly 17, 1916




Edward was born in 1898 in Leicester to Charles Moore, a builders labourer, and Elizabeth Ann Alma (nee Mann), a tailoress.
He was one of 11 children –
Florence Elizabeth 1876
John William 1878
Eliza Ann 1880
Charles Henry 1881
Albert 1884
Kezia 1885
Elizabeth Ann Alma 1888
Richard 1891
George 1893
Edward 1898
Sidney 1899

In 1901 census the family lived at 42 Asfordby St., Leicester and in 1911 census they were at 96 Wood Hill.

Edward became Private 16217 6th Battalion Leicestershire Regiment and went to France on 29.7.1915. He was Killed in Action On 17.7.1916 and is commemorated on Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.
Edward’s photograph is in Leicester Mercury 21.8.1916 Pg 4.

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