Lieutenant J F Moxham

There are 8 men listed on the Masonic Roll of Honour from the Wellington Lodge 784. One of these was James Frederick Moxham; a sergeant in the Royal Marines Light Infantry; who was married to a local girl Maria Shelly Jordan and lived at 43 Gilford Road with his wife and two sons in 1911. He was a career soldier who had enlisted in 1894 and at the time of his death in May 1915 in Gallipoli had completed over 20 years’ service. He is buried at Lone Pine Cemetery Anzac in Turkey; his boys were aged 13 and 11 when he was killed.


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