The Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment

Sergeant J Moon


Sergeant John MOON, G/1420, 2nd  Battalion,  Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, died, Baghdad, with Mesopotamia Expeditionary Force, 16th May  1916. 

Born St Luke's, London, E.

18th September 1904, St James the Apostle, Islington, John Moon, age 20, bachelor, cutter, 31 Britannia Row, father William Moon, deceased, labourer, married Bertha Lewin, age 19, spinster, father William Alfred Lewin, water ?????

1911 Census - 123 Balls Pond Road, Hackney - John Moon, head, age 25, married, timekeeper, waterproof garment manufacturer, worker, born St Luke's, London; Bertha Moon, wife, age 26, married 6 years, 3 children, all still alive, born St Luke's, London; John Moon, son, age 6, school, born Islington, London; Bertha Moon, daughter, age 4, born Hackney, London; Violet Moon, daughter, age 1, born Hackney, London; Minnie Lowe, visitor, age 32, married 6 years, no children, general servant domestic, born Holloway, London.

Enlisted Canning Town, Essex.

13th January 1915, posted BEF.

Commemorated at Basra Memorial, Panel 29, Iraq.

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