Private Percy Herbert Moulden

Rank or Title

Date of Birth


Date of Death

3 Nov 1917

War time / or Pre War occupation



Wilfred Cornish, 110 Dunstable Road

Service Number


Place of Birth

United Kingdom

World War I Address

74 Ivy Road
United Kingdom

Place of Death

Palestinian Territory

Grave Location

Gaza War Cemetery
Palestinian Territory

War Memorial Location

Soldier or Civilian

  • Soldier


The Luton News , 6th December 1917
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Pte Percy Herbert Moulden, 200847, 1/5th Battalion Bedfordshire Regiment, was killed in action on November 3rd, 1917, during the climax to the Third Battle of Gaza.

Hitchin-born Percy Moulden was living at 74 Ivy Road, Luton, when he enlisted in the Beds Regiment in 1915. He had served two years in Egypt.

A letter from one of his comrades gave the news of Percy's death to his widow Eva, then living at 56 Dudley Street, Luton. Percy had married Eva Mary Ann Jackson in Luton in 1909.

Prior to the war, Percy was employed by tailor Wilfred Bert Cornish at 110 Dunstable Road. Percy's father, Henry, was a tailor in Hitchin.

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Author: Deejaya

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