Edward Charles Mozley

Surname: Mozley
Other names: Edward Charles
Other people in this story:
William Edward Mozley
Ellen Mozley (nee Guppy)
Mary Elizabeth Judd
Locations in this story:
Plymouth, Devon
Loders, Dorset
Shaftesbury, Dorset
Cape Province, South Africa

Edward Charles Mozley was born in Plymouth, Devon, on 4 Nov 1892 and baptised after his family had moved to Loders, Dorset, on 25 Dec 1892 the son of William Edward Mozley and Ellen Mozley (nee Guppy).   The family move yet again by 1901 to 35 Bell Street, Shaftesbury, Dorset.  By 1911 Edward was a Student Teacher and living at 2 Grove Cottages, Bimport, Shaftesbury.  He had enlisted and joined the Dorsetshire Regiment becoming a Sergeant (Service No. 14973).  He had served with the 6th and 3rd Battalions during which time he had been awarded the Military Medal.  He was seconded to the King's African Rifles towards the end of his service which ended on 7 Aug 1919.  He was further awarded the Victory and British War Medals.  It would appear he move abroad to Cape Province, South Africa, not returning to the UK.   He had married Mary Elizabeth Judd but no UK record of a date has been found.  He died in Cape Province, South Africa, in 1975.


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