WILLIAM ALFRED MOSS

 

 

Born: 1876, Ipswich.

Died: 26th October 1917; age 39; KiA

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.

Rank: Private; Service Number: 225460

Regiment: London Regiment 1st(City of London) Battalion( Royal Fusiliers).

Formerly 2752, Cyclists Battalion, Suffolk Regiment.

 

Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.

 

Memorial Reference:

Panel 148 to 150

Tyne Cot Memorial,

West-Vlaanderen,

Belgium

 

Relatives Notified and Address: Son of Lazarus Moss, of Thornham, Suffolk; husband of Gertrude Mabel Moss, of 45, Fore Street, Devonport.

 

CENSUS

 

1881   Mellis Road, Thornham Parva, Suffolk.

 

William was 4 years old and living with his parents & siblings

Lazarus Moss, 38, an Inspector of Nuisances & School Attendance Officer; born Friston, Suffolk.

Emma Moss (nee Morphey), 39; born Westerfield, Suffolk.

Frederick Henry Moss, 13, born Ipswich.

George Thomas Moss, 12, born Ipswich.

Annie Sophia Moss, 11, born Ipswich,

Alice Caroline Moss, 9, born Ipswich.

Gertrude Mary Moss, 6, born Ipswich.

 

1891   225, Mellis Road, Thornham Parva, Suffolk.

 

William was 14 years old and living with his parents & siblings

Lazarus, 48, an Inspector of Nuisances & School Attendance Officer.

Emma, 48.

Annie, 21.

Alice, 19, a Dressmaker.

Gertrude, 16.

William, 14.

Ethel Ada Moss, 9, born Thornham Parva.

John Edwin Moss, 7, born Thornham Parva.

 

1901   18, Orchard Street, Bury St, Edmunds, Suffolk.

 

William was 24 years old and a Grocer’s Assistant. He was a visitor to Emma Fiske, a widower, living on own means.

 

1911   28, Cemetery Road, Ipswich.

 

William was 34, a Grocer, own account. He was married and head of the household.

Gertrude Mabel Moss, 29; born Aveley, Essex.

Phyllis Gertrude Moss, 5, born Ipswich.

Ethel, 29, a Housekeeper.

 

In 1904, Edmonton, Middlesex, William Alfred Moss married Gertrude Mabel Turner, born 1882, Aveley, Essex. They had two children:

Phyllis Gertrude Moss, born 1906, Ipswich.

Colin William Moss, born 1914, Ipswich.

 

William is also remembered on the war memorial at St. Margaret’s Church, Ipswich.

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London Regiment 1st(City of London) Battalion( Royal Fusiliers).

 

 

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