Bimport, Shaftesbury 3

Tyrell William Moody

Surname: Moody
Other names: Tyrell William
Other people in this story:
Thomas Henry Moody
Emma Moody née Case
Agatha Maria Moody née Triebner
Robert Moody
Locations in this story:
Shaftesbury, Dorset
Kilburn Square, Willesden, Middlesex
France & Flanders
Brent, London
Kensington, London
Mayfair. London
Queens park, Willesden, Middlesex
St. Johns Wood, London, N.W.

Tyrell William Moody was born on 29th August 1883 in Shaftesbury, Dorset, and baptised at Holy Trinity Church on 14th October 1883, the son of Thomas Henry Moody and Emma Moody (née Case). (His second name 'William' only appears on Military Records.) He enlisted on 18th November 1903, and joined the Army Service Corps until 17th November 1906 when he was placed on Reserve.  He married Agatha Maria Treibner at Christ Church, Down Street, Mayfair, London, on 19th October 1908 and they went on to have two children. By 1911 they were living at 23 Bimport, Shaftesbury, Dorset. Tyrell was mobilized with his old Corps on 6th August 1914 (Service No. M/21265). He served in Salonica (from 12 Aug 1914) as well as France and Egypt. He was demobilized on 21st June 1919 with the rank of Acting Sergeant. He was awarded the Victory and British War medals as well as the 1914/15 Star. By the 1921 Census he was living at 27 St. John Terrace, St. Johns Wood, London, N.W. working as a Motor Driver/Mechanic. His wife passed away during 1926. By the 1939 Register he had moved to 8 Kilburn Square, Queens Park, Willesden, Middlesex, described as a Chauffeur/Mechanic. He died on 25th May 1972 in the Brent, London, Registration District and was buried at the Kensington and Chelsea Cemetery, London, on 31 May 1972.

Tyrell's brother Robert (b.1894) also served in the war, with the Dorsetshire Regiment and the Machine Gun Corps.

Source: Based on previous research by Ken Baxter.


Links to related web content / sources:
The National Archives
Robert Moody