Corporal Robert Moss

Date of Birth c. 1882
Age at Death 36
Date of Death 25 November 1918
Service Number 020399
Military Service 110th Company Royal Army Ordnance Corps
Merton Address 8 Lancaster Cottages, Lancaster Road, Wimbledon
Local Memorial Wimbledon Parish Church

Additional Information

Robert was born in Wimbledon in 1882 to Robert and Mary Anne Moss. He was baptised on the 6 August, 1882, in Wimbledon Parish Church. His father was a builder and painter. He had three older sisters, Elizabeth, Alice, and Ellen. The family lived at 8 Lancaster Cottages, on Lancaster Road in Wimbledon.

Robert married Beatrice Fox on the 4 August, 1906, when he was 24. Robert had been working at least since the age of 18, when he was an enquiry clerk, though by the time of his marriage, he was an assistant salesman at a furniture and trunk retailer. After their marriage, Robert and Beatrice moved into a three room house at 8 Park View Gardens in Southfields, and had a daughter, Dorothy Beatrice, who was born in about 1908.

Robert enlisted in July 1916.


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