MORES, JOHN HENRY
Short Service Attestation of
No. 7081 – John Henry Mores – Royal Lancaster Regt.
Born; St. Paul’s, Walkden, Lancashire
Age 18 years-4 months
Previously served in the Lancashire Fusiliers
Enlisted 24, April 1902 at Manchester
Awarded 3 good conduct badges.
Next of kin wife, Charlotte L. A. Mores, 124, Clarendon Place,
married Charlotte Lucia Annabella Theresa Higton, widow, at
Christchurch Dover on 22 October 1914
Children. Minnie Theresa Higton born 25 January 1908 at
(John Hector Higton married Charlotte Lucia A. T. Skladnikiewicz
at Colchester June quarter 1907)
Wounded in action Gallipoli 10 August 1915
Now reported wounded and missing Gallipoli 25 October 1915- Dead
Died on or since 10 August 1915
All personal property to be dispatched to Mrs C. Mores, 124,
Clarendon Place, Dover.
Ex. Force 13/6/15 to 10/8/15.
Mrs C. Mores, 124, Clarendon Place, Dover, Kent
Sir, having again a notice on the 8th of this month
stating that my husband 7081 Coy. Sgt. Major Mores of 6th
Service Batt. The Kings Own Regiment was wounded in action the
10th of August. I would be ever grateful if you could
let me know the time of his wound as I have not heard from him
for a month and I feel very upset. Could you also let me know
where he is and the name of the hospital so that I could write
to him. Trusting you will favour me with an early reply. I
remain Sir yours obediently (Mrs) C. Mores.
C. Mores, 124, Clarendon Place, Dover, Kent
25 March 1916
Sir, in reference to your letter dated --1916 concerning my
husband 7081 – Coy, Sgt. Major Mores can you give me any further
information regards his where about as I have not received an
answer which I sent to the office on that date as I do feel very
anxious would you kindly let me have an answer as soon as
I remain Sir yours respectfully (Mrs C Mores)
Express 29 November 1918. Page 3
The funeral took place on Wednesday last week at St. James
Cemetery, of Mrs C. A. T. Mores, widow of the late Company
Sergeant Major Mores of the Kings Own Regiment, who was reported
wounded and missing and subsequently as killed three years ago
----- ---- died from pneumonia following fever ------ ------
The Rev. T. B. Watkins was the officiating clergyman. The
mourners present were Mrs Hamlet (mother), Mrs Hill (sister)Sergt. Hill, Kings Own Regiment (brother-in-law),
and Mrs Johnson. Floral tributes were sent from her little
daughter, Queenie, her broken hearted mum; Nell, Queenie and
Tiny; Mavis, Pat, Doreen, Carlton and Winifred; her fellow
workers at the R.G.A Record Office; Lance-Corp Guest, Kings Own
Regiment, and Mrs Guest; Mrs Wilsher and family; Mrs Martin and
Ethel; two Alexander nurses, S—and S.H.A; Mrs Stephens, Mrs
Hamilton and family; Mrs Atkins and family (104 Clarendon
Place); Mr and Mrs Heath and family; Doris James; Mrs Pascall
and family; W. Andrews and Mrs Chandler; Mrs Egglesden and
family, Mrs Eiden and family, Mrs Cissie Edgley; Mrs Johnson ;
and Mrs Wilson. The funeral arrangements were carried out by Mr.
B. J. Andrews, of New Street.
Funeral of Mrs. C. Mores
124 Clarendon Place,
Sir, with reference to your enclosed letter I received today. I
beg to inform you that my late sister C. L. A. T. Mores widow of
the late 7018 C.S.M. Mores, Kings Own Regiment died in my house
last November the 15th and the next of kin is their
daughter who is in Jersey as it w ------ ----- ----- I trust I
have fully explained about the next of kin. I’m Mrs Mores'
sister, that’s why I am answering as she gave me instructions
before she died to open all letters addressed to her if any
I remain Sir
(Mrs) A. Hill.
1st Batt. The Kings Own (R.L.)