Francis is not remembered on the war memorial at Christchurch Park.
Born: 27th February 1876, Fermoy, County Cork, Ireland.
Died: 29th February 1916; age 40; of Bronchitis at the Military Hospital, Forest Row, East Sussex.
Residence: at The Camp, Forest Row, East Sussex.
Rank: Sergeant; Service Number: 53272.
Regiment: Royal Field Artillery, 5th Reserve Battery.
1911 56, Upper Cavendish Street, Ipswich.
Francis was 35 years old, a Stableman – Co-operative Society. He was married and Head of the Household.
Rose’s father – Charles Moye, 69, a Corn Weigher, born Ipswich.
Rose’s mother – Mary Ann Moye (nee Lambley), 57, born Ipswich.
In 1901, Ipswich, Francis married Rose Edith Moye, born November 1876, Ipswich. They had 2 children:
Henry Charles Neal, born February 1902, Ipswich.
Ruby Selina Neal, born February 1903, Ipswich.
Rose later married JOHN FREDERICK GROOM HALL
Soldiers’ Effects to Rose Edith Hall – widow.