Private G/5621 2nd Battalion, The Queen's Royal West Surrey Regiment
Arthur William Moore was baptised at Holy Trinity Church Aldershot 16 May 1880, the son of George and Frances Moore. The 1911 census records that Arthur Moore and his wife Annie and children lived at 1 Smiths Cottages Ash Street and that he was a boot repairer.
Arthurís medals card records that he went to France 16 December 1915 and was awarded the 1914/15 Star.
The Surrey and Hants News 21 September 1916 reported that Mrs Moore of 1 Smiths Cottages, Ash Street, had been officially informed that Arthur Moore had been killed in action. Previously she had been informed that he had been wounded. Pt Moore had completed 12 years service just before the outbreak of war. He had rejoined in 1914 and went to the front December 1915. He left a widow and 4 children. The children were Florence, Arthur, George and Frederick, the new baby.
His widow Annie Moore is recorded at 1 Smiths Cottages Ash Street in the 1918 electoral register.
|Private L/11083 6th Battalion, The Queen's Royal West Surrey Regiment
Died 14 July 1916 aged 23
Remembered on Ash War Memorial
Remembered on the Thiepval Memorial, Somme
William Jones was born in Ash in 1893, the son of William and Frances Jones. The censuses record that in 1901 the family lived in Aldershot. In 1911 William was a cookís assistant, and lived with his mother, now Mrs Frances Stow, and family, in the Bricklayerís Arms Cottage in Ash Street.
Soldiers Died records that he enlisted at Guildford. Williamís medals card records that he went to France 16 December 1915 and was awarded the 1914/15 Star.
The Surrey and Hants News 3 August 1916 reported that Frederick Jones was the son of Mrs F Stow (formerly Jones) of Ash Hill Road. Previously he had been the manager of a canteen and coffee bar in Artillery Lines, Aldershot.