Major Allan Moss
|Regiment:||Worcestershire Regiment, 2nd Battalion|
|Date of Birth:||1857||Date of Death:||10/10/1916|
|Memorial:||Not Listed||Memorial Inscription|
It appears that he retired from active service and then volunteered to serve again at the outbreak of war.
Association with Dawlish
Allan Moss was the eldest of nine children of Thomas Moss (1828-1903) and Helen Lucretia Billings (1834-1913).
By 1901 Thomas Moss had joined his family and was living at 7 Barton Crescent and is shown as a Retired Civil Engineer, Public Works Dept, India. His wife and two unmarried daughters, Jessie (1865- ) and Helen (1870- ) were at home.
The Misses Moss are listed in Kelly's 1914 Directory for Dawlish among “Residents” at 7 Barton Crescent.
Allan Moss does not appear to have married.
His death is recorded as being from heart failure, and his grave is in Dawlish cemetery - grave reference 2151
|Devon Roll of Honour|
Commonwealth War Graves Site
|Next of Kin:||Miss Jessie Moss|
|Last Known Address:||8 Den Crescent, Teignmouth|
Free birth marriage death records
National Probate Calendar
UK, Hart's Annual Army List 1908
Lutyens family tree (Ancestry)