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Fred MOORE

Private 9872 Fred MOORE of 1st Bn., Cheshire Regiment

Killed in Action Thursday 4th March 1915, France & Flanders, age 18

Of:70 Travis Street, Hyde, Cheshire
Born:1897, Hyde, Cheshire
Parents:Emily Moore and Harry Ryder Moore of 70 Travis Street, Hyde, Cheshire
Marital status:Single
Occupation:Labourer on Farm
He enlisted in:Hyde, Cheshire
Remembered on:Grave/Panel Panel 19 - 22 of the memorial in Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium
Link with Hyde:Born in Hyde

Notes:Newspaper Report:
Hyde man Killed in Action: An Old St. Thomas Scholar
During the last few days news has been received by Mrs Moores, of Travis Street, Hyde, that her son, Private Fred Moores, of the 3rd Battalion Cheshire Regiment, has been killed in action. He was very well known as an old scholar of St Thomas' Day School. He first joined the Territorials, and later enlisted in the Cheshire Regiment. He had been home but a few weeks when the war was declared, and he was called to the colours. After a short stay in Scotland, the regiment was drafted to the front. He was killed on March 4th, it was a sad coincidence that the same day he wrote home saying he was in the best of health. He was 18 years of age on the eighteenth day of last august.
  North Cheshire Herald April 10th 1915, Page 8, Column 5