Geddington Roll of Honour 1914-18
Service No: 7085
Regiment/Service: Lincolnshire Regiment – 2nd Battalion
Died: 17/04/1918 – Died of wounds, aged 33
Cemetery: Haringhe (Bandaghem) Military Cemetery, Belgium – Grave: V. D. 7.
Memorial Inscription: ‘They never fail, who die in a good cause.’
War Office Information: Son of Henry and Eleanor Moore, of Geddington, Kettering.
Parents: Henry & Eleanor Moore (nee Elsom)
Born: Q1 1885, Kettering, Vol. 3b, Page 205
Baptised: 23 Jul 1888, Geddington (Ref: FHL Film No. 6127507, Page 156)
The Kettering Leader, 17 May 1918, said: “Before joining the army in mid 1904, Pte Moore was well known in Kettering District as a leading member of the Geddington Montrose Football team and captained that team when they won the Combination Cup for the first time. After joining the arm, he played for his regimental team for several years and, when stationed in Hampshire, played for Hampshire County in their county league matches. He was the owner of two Kettering Combination medals and several military medals, including the Ian Hamilton Cup Final 1907. When on home leave during the football season, he played for Geddington Montrose, his favourite position being right back.”
1901 Census: Wood Road, Geddington (next door but one to the Royal George Pub)
Henry Moore (father); Aged 58; hurdle maker; b. Geddington
Eleanor Moore (mother); Aged 58; b. Geddington
Jesse Moore (brother); Aged 32; ordinary agricultural labourer; b. Geddington
Agnes Moore (sister); Aged 19; domestic housemaid; b. Geddington
Alfred Moore; Aged 16; plumber; b. Geddington
Source Citation: Class: RG13; Piece: 1446; Folio: 119; Page: 6.
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