Moule, William John

Moule, William John


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.



Name:William John Moule
Birth Place:Thriplow, Cambridgeshire
Residence:Hitchin, Hertfordshire
Death Date:22.10.1981
Enlistment Place:Not known
Rank:Not known
Regiment:Not known
Battalion:Not known
Regimental Number:Not known
Type of Casualty:Survived
Theatre of War:Not known

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  • Lovely to see this he was my grandad.

    By Carol Poole (01/09/2019)

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