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MOODY : M M , Herbert

Conflict Commemorated:WWI

Last Name:MOODY : M M

First Name:Herbert

Age At Death:27

Birthplace:Chapel St. Leonards. Not found in SDGW

Residence:Ancaster

Rank:Private

Service Number:40145

Regiment/ Service:Lincolnshire Regiment

Unit:1st Bn. D Coy.

Date of Death:12/04/1917

Cause of Death:Died of wounds

Place of Burial/ Commemoration:GOUY-EN-ARTOIS COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION Pas de Calais

Country:France

Panel/ Bay/ Grave:A. 25.

UK Memorials:North Rauceby-St. Peter Churchyard Cross

Next of Kin:Son of Amy Elizabeth Moody, of Locks Mill Island, Cowbit Rd., Spalding, Lincs., and the late John Henry Moody.

Biographical Notes:Enlisted Lincoln. 'His Majesty the KING has been graciously pleased to award the Military Medal for bravery in the Field to the undermentioned Non-Commissioned Officers and Men:- 40145 Pte. H. Moody Linc R.' http://www.london-gazette.co.uk/issues/29953/supplements/1753ANOTHER SPALDONIAN KILLED IN ACTION 'News has been received that Pte. H. Moody, of the Lincolns, son of the late Mr. J. H. Moody, formerly a well-known Little London, Spalding, inhabitant and local preacher, has been killed.' Lincolnshire Free Press - 24th April 1917 - page 8

Researcher:Michael Peck and C J Anderson

Notes:A Roll of Honour, which hangs in the Gainsborough Police Court, bears testimony to the excellent service the members of the Lincs Constabulary rendered to the country during the Great War. Among those who were killed in action, and who in pre-war days were stationed at Gainsborough, are:- Pte. John Drury, Lincs Regt., died Nov 14th, 1914; Pte. Herbert Moody. Military Medalist, Lincs. Regt., died April 14th, 1917; Pt. John Padley, Royal Flying Corps, died Oct, 19th, 1917; Lance-corpl. Donald McKenzie, Cameron Highlanders, died Sept. 1916. Commemorated GOUY-EN-ARTOIS COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION. A.25. Gainsborough WW1 Roll of Honour / Lincolnshire Police Roll of Honour WW1 / Lincolnshire Regiment Roll of Honour WW1 / North Rauceby St Peter / Spalding SS Mary & Nicholas / Spalding WM

Sources Used:Gainsborough News July 16, 1920. http://www.london-gazette.co.uk/issues/29953/supplements/1753

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