Moore, James Henry

James Henry 


1878 - 1916
Rank Sergeant
Service no.15516
DiedJuly 15, 1915



James Henry

James was born in 1878 in Leicester to James Preston Moore, a painter, and his second wife, Sarah Ann Brown. James Preston Moore Married Hannah Renals in 1862 at St Mary De Castro, Leicester.

They had 6 children-
Charlotte Ann Elizabeth 1863
Sarah Ann 1865
Eliza Beswick K 1868
Ada Beswick 1870
John James Helford 1872
Robert Renals 1875
Hannah died in 1875, maybe as a result of childbirth.

1876 James married Sarah Ann Brown at St. Nicholas Church.
They had 1 child-
James Henry 1878
In 1881 census the family lived at 8 Talbot Lane and later that year James Preston Moore died aged 47.

In 1891 census the family lived in Poplar Ave. and James Henry was a boot clickers apprentice, aged 12.
In 1896 James married Ada Jane Cater and the went on to have 9 children –
Gertrude Kempin 1896
James Preston 1898
Sarah Ann 1900
Evelyn Ada 1902
Doris Ivy 1903
Claire Violet 1906
James Henry 1908
Cyril Henry 1911
Edna M 1913

In 1901 census the family were at 33 Vaughan St. and his mother, Sarah ,was living with them.In 1911 census they were living at 59 Mount Rd., Leicester. James was a Timber yard labourer.

James became Lance Sergeant 15516 9th Battalion Leicestershire Regiment and Died of Wounds on 15.7.1916. He is buried at Heilly Station Cemetery, Mericourt-L’ Abbe, France.