Nelson Mosley (1896-1917)

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Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:

MOSLEY, NELSON. Private. No 35714. 8th Battalion King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. Formerly No 7977 Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Glossop. Son of Ellen Mosley, 47 Cliffe Road, Holmfirth, and the late Herbert Mosley. Employed by Messrs J. Lancaster and Son, Mytholm Bridge. Attended Cliffe Sunday School. Enlisted 29.3.1916. Embarked for France 4.11.1916. Wounded 10.2.1917. After two months treatment in England he returned to France. On 1.10.1917 he wrote home to his mother, "Cheer up, I hope to be with you at Christmas." Killed in action at Passchendaele, 16.10.1917, aged 21 years. Has no known grave. Commemorated TYNE COT MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- Wooldale War Memorial.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission