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Place of Birth: Earby, Yorkshire
Service No: 14998
Regiment / Corps / Service: Duke of Wellington’s (West Riding Regiment)
Battalion / Unit: 9th (Service) Battalion
Division: 17th (Northern) Division
Date of Death: 1916-07-07
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: Pier and Face 6 A and 6 B.
CWGC Cemetery: ---
CWGC Memorial: THIEPVAL MEMORIAL
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial: EARBY, YORKSHIRE
William Moor was the son of Joseph and Elizabeth Moor, née Metcalfe. Joseph was born at Middlesmoor and Elizabeth at Scosthrop, Yorkshire.
1881 Earby Yorkshire Census: White Lion Street - Wm Moor, aged 3 years, born Earby, son of Joseph and Eliz. Moor.
1891 Thornton-in-Craven Parish, Yorkshire Census: Sand Holme Terrace - William Moore, aged 13 years, born Earby, son of Joseph and Elizabeth Moore.
1901 Earby, Yorkshire Census: 11, George Street - William Moore, aged 23 years, born Earby, son of Joseph and Elizabeth Moore.
William was married to Annie Palliser in 1902.
1911 Earby, Yorkshire Census: 11, Lincoln Road - William Moor, aged 33 years, born Earby, husband of Annie Moor.
British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Pte William Moor, 14998, W. Rid. R. Theatre of War first served in: (1) France. Date of entry therein: 15.7.15. K. in A. 7.7.16.
British Army WW1 Medal and Award Rolls: Pte William Moor, 14998, 9 W. Rid. R. K. in A. 7.7.16.
Army Registers of Soldiers' Effects: Pte William Moor, 14998, 9th Bn W. Riding Regt. Date and Place of Death: 7.7.16 France or Belgium. To whom Authorised/Amount Authorised: Widow - Annie. £9 0s. 9d. Self and children.
‘Earby in the First World War’ by Stephanie Carter, published by Earby & District Local History Society (2014).
‘Our Finest Crop’ by Steven Marshall, published by Earby & District Local History Society (2020).
Data Source: Craven’s Part in the Great War - original CPGW book entryView Entry in CPGW Book
Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record:
MOORE, W., aged 39, Duke of Wellington’s Regiment, 1, Brook Street, [Earby], killed in action in France July 7, 1916.
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Private William MOOR
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Duke of Wellington’s (West Riding Regiment)
Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 17th (Northern) Division
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