William John Moule

WWI Roll of Honour

By Lynette Wray

William John Moule


Military History:        


Regiment:                               Not known

Rank:                                      Not known

Regimental Number:             Not known 

Date of Enlisting:                   5.1915

Date of death:                        22.10.1981

Cemetery/ Memorial:            

UK Cemetery/Memorial:       St Mary’s Church Ashwell Roll of Honour


Nothing is known of William’s military history except that he enlisted in May 1915.

He survived the War and died at Hitchin on 22nd October 1981. 

He is commemorated on the St Mary’s Church Ashwell Roll of Honour.


Family History:


Date of Birth:                11.3.1896

Birth Place:                   Thriplow, Cambridgeshire

Residence:                    Hitchin, Hertfordshire

Marriage:                      3rd quarter 1921


William was born at Thriplow, Cambridgeshire on 11th March 1896, the eldest son of Alfred and Alice Mary (nee Surrey). The 1901 census shows him living in Willian, Hertfordshire and the 1911 census shows him living in Stevenage. 

William married Elsie K Mole at Ashwell, Hertfordshire in the third quarter 1921.  They had three children, Dorothy M born 1922, Derrick W born 1925 and Jean E born 1927.

The 1939 census shows William and Elsie living with their family at the Caretakers Lodge, Boys Grammar School, Hitchin where William was the school caretaker and Elsie a school cook.

William died at Hitchin on 22nd October 1981.




William John Moule

Birth Place:

Thriplow, Cambridgeshire


Hitchin, Hertfordshire

Death Date:


Enlistment Place:

Not known


Not known


Not known


Not known

Regimental Number:

Not known

Type of Casualty:


Theatre of War:

Not known

This page was added on 12/04/2018.
Comments about this page

Lovely to see this he was my grandad.

By Carol Poole
On 06/09/2019