Moore, C H
CHARLES HENRY/HARRY MOORE
Remembered with honour Thiepval Memorial: Pier and Face 2C.
He enlisted in Watford; was entitled to the Victory, British War and 1914-15 Star medals, his qualifying date being 30 July 1915, and was killed or died of wounds received in action during an unsuccessful attack on Pozieres. Unfortunately, Charles’ Service Record appears to be one that did not survive the World War Two bombing.
There is an article about Charles in the West Herts and Watford Observer dated 30 June 1917; plus In Memoriams in the issues dated 30 June 1917, 20 July 1918 and 19 July 1919.
Son of Joseph and Frances May (nee SMITH) MOORE of Watford.
His parents married 4 January 1896 at St Mary’s, Watford. Frances died 1936 in Watford aged 60, and was buried 26 March in Vicarage Road Cemetery, Watford; Joseph died 1938 in Watford aged 64, and was buried 7 September, also in Vicarage Road Cemetery.
Charles was born 16 June 1897 in Watford, and baptised 15 August 1897 at St James’, Watford. He resided in Watford, and was employed at Sandy Lodge Golf Club.
On the 1901 Census, aged 3 he lived in Watford, with his parents and one sibling. On the 1911 Census, at school aged 13 he still lived in Watford, with his parents and six siblings.
Date of deathon or since 15/07/1916
Age at death19
Place of death
- 1st S.W. Herts Scout Troop [in St Mary's Parish Church Watford] (4)
- Abbot's Langley Herts War Memorial (17)
- Aldbury Herts War Memorial (1)
- Aldenham Herts War Memorial (located in Letchmore Heath Herts) (8)
- All Saints Church Croxley Green Herts (12)
- All Saints Church Harrow Weald Middx (2)
- All Saints Church Hertford (1)
- All Saints Church King's Langley Herts (1)
- All Saints Church Leavesden Herts (31)
- All Saints Church Witham Essex (3)