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Name: Joseph MOORE
Casualty No.: Ranks: Lance Corporal Initials: J Service No.: 44054
Date of Birth : - Place of Birth : Liverpool, Lancashire. Age at Death: 28
Unit: 7th Bn Lincolnshire Regiment.
Former Unit(s): 205414 East Yorkshire Regiment. 98419 Royal Field Artillery.
Place Enlisted: Blaydon on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Place of Residence: Crawcrook, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Home Address: 5 Gibsons Buildings, Bank Top, Crawcrook, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Previous Address:
Civilian Employment: Blacksmith at Matfen, Northumberland, and later a miner at Clara Vale Colliery.
How Died: Killed in action
Date of Death: Sunday 5th May 1918
Place of Death: Somme, France.
Battle/Campaign: Battles of the Somme, France, 1918. Second Battle of Bapaume, 31st August to 3rd September 1918
Locally Commemorated: Ryton War Memorial, Station Bank, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham. Clara Vale Colliery Memorial, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
UK Commemorated: -
Overseas Commemorated: -
Buried: Lebucquiere Communal Cemetery Extension, Pas de Calais, France. Reference III. D. 27.
Decoration and Medals:
Photographs: 1
Service Records: No
Death Notice/Obituary: Newcastle Evening Chronicle, April 1919.
Family Details:
Son of John and Sarah Moore. Husband of Hannah Eleanor Proud (formerly Moore) of 5 Bank Top, Crawcrook, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham. Joseph had married Hannah (nee Stephenson) at Hexham Registry Office, 25th October 1911. Sons: Harold and Joseph (Teddy). Daughter: Lillian.
Notes : Joseph's son, Able Seaman Joseph (Teddy) Edwin Moore, Royal Navy, lost his life in March 1940 whilst serving on board HMS Maidstone. Joseph had originally attested with the Royal Field Artillery on 19th April 1915. He was posted on 27th April 1915 but was discharged a day later on the 28th as being rejected by the approving officer as not likely to become an efficient soldier. At some point later Joseph managed to rejoin the army serving with the Lincolnshire Regiment.
Sources Used: Commonwealth War Graves Commission Debt of honour Register. Soldiers Died in the Great War.
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