Born: 15 January 1882 in Brown Moss, Whitchurch, Shropshire and baptised in Tilstock Church on 13 August the same year.
Family: He was the son of Sarah Moss and grandson of James and Elizabeth Moss. He married Winifred Crewe in 1903 in Whitchurch and together they had six children – James, Lilian Mary, Frances, Winifred, Katherine M and Marjorie R.
Residence: In 1891 he lived with his grandparents at Brown Moss, Heath Lane, Whitchurch; by 1911 and now married, he lived with his wife and children at 2 Raven Yard, Whitchurch, the address shown for him on the 1919 Absent Voters’ Register. In 1939 he lived at 21 Rosemary Lane, Whitchurch. At the time of his death he was living at 16 Castle Court, Whitchurch.
Employment: In 1911 he was a farm labourer; in 1939 his occupation was iron roofer’s helper.
Died: In 1974 at the Orthopaedic Hospital, Gobowen, Oswestry, Shropshire, aged 92, and was buried on 9 December the same year in Whitchurch cemetery.
Military details not known