HERBERT MOSS (D C M)

Herbert  MOSS
Rank: Lance Corporal
Service Number:10227.
Regiment: 2nd Bn. Royal Welsh Fusiliers
Died of wounds Friday 28th July 1916
Age 23
FromChester.
County Memorial Chester
Commemorated\Buried St. Sever Cemetery, Rouen
Grave\Panel Ref: A. 35. 6.
CountryFrance

Herbert 's Story.

 Herbert was born in Handbridge, Chester in 1893. He lived with his father George, a cabman, & his mother Eliza at 12 Salter's Court, Lower Castle Street. He had 2 brothers, Isaac & James & 3 sisters, Elizabeth, Maria & Jane.
  Herbert enlisted in Chester. He was awarded the Distinguished Conduct Medal. 
The citation reads: 11/3/16
  For conspicuous gallantry. Acting as a stretcher bearer Private Moss, on several occasions, displayed great courage & devotion in attending to and making cover for the wounded, under very heavy fire. He died of wounds received in action on the 28th July 1916. He is buried at St Sever Cemetery, Rouen, France.
Researched by Darryl Porrino