Born: 1897, Ipswich.

Died: 10th April 1918; age 21; KiA.

Residence: 14, Northgate Street, Ipswich.

Date of Entry Therein: 29th January 1918 – France.


Gazetted Second Lieutenant in the 6th (Cyclist) Battalion, Suffolk Regiment in August 1914. Then Temporary Captain in January 1917. Joined a battalion of the Suffolk Regiment in France, as Lieutenant, in May 1917, and was promoted Captain in June 1917.


Rank: Captain.

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 6th Battalion attached 11th Battalion.


Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.


Grave Reference:


Suffolk Cemetery,

La Rolanderie Farm,




Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Charles Kingdon Moseley, of 14, Northgate Street, Ipswich.




1901   14, Northgate Street, Ipswich.


Geoffrey was 4 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

Charles Kingdon Moseley, 37, a Physician & Surgeon – own account, born Camberwell, Surrey.

Sarah Emma Moseley (nee Vincent), 38, born Addlestone, Surrey.

Arthur Channell Moseley, 3, born Ipswich.

Audrey Josephine Edith Moseley, 1, born Ipswich.

1 governess

1 cook

1 housemaid

1 page.


1911   14, Northgate Street, Ipswich.


Geoffrey was 14 years old and living with his father & siblings.

Charles, 46, a Surgeon – own account.

Arthur, 13.

Audrey, 11.

Peter Charles Oswald Moseley, 11, born Ipswich.

Cynthia Mary Moseley, 2, born Ipswich.

1 governess.

1 cook.

1 page

1 parlour maid.


In 1911, Geoffrey’s mother & sister were away visiting his maternal aunt, uncle & cousin at their home – Kelston, Station Road, Weybridge.

Sarah, 48.

Daphne Ellen May Moseley, 7, born Ipswich.

Ellen Keziah Humphries, 44.

Albert Edward Humphries, 46, a Managing Director of a Flour Mill.

cousins Margery, 18 & Monica, 9.


Geoffrey attended Ipswich School – entered the Preparatory School, May 1905, and placed in Prep B. Promoted to Sixth Form, September 1913. He passed the London Matriculation in 1914 and also made a School Prefect. He was a splendid gymnast, being Captain of “Gym” in 1913 & 1914, and representing the School at Aldershot in both years. In 1909, he joined the O.T.C., and became a Sergeant in 1914, also gaining Certificate “A.”

Ipswich School magazine June 1918


Soldiers’ Effects to Charles Kingdon Moseley Esq. – father.


Probate to Charles Kingdon Moseley – father, a surgeon.


Geoffrey is also remembered on the Chapel war memorial at Ipswich School.


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