Previous research by Alan Baynham-Jones:
MOORE Charles – Private – 25B/2744 – 2nd/24th
Norwich, Norfolk, England c.1858.
Died at 120 Churchill Road, Norwich, Norfolk, England Wednesday 15/2/1940 aged 81 years. Buried in Norwich 20/2/1940.
Enlisted – Muster & Pay rolls state: Norwich, Norfolk 24/8/1876 aged 18 years No.1-9/285. Attested at Norwich 25/8/1876. Paid until September 1876 at the 31st Brigade Depot Great Yarmouth, Norfolk and then marked for the 1st/9th Foot 1/10/1876 at Colchester, Essex. Paid until 30/6/1877. Paid by 1st/9th Foot Dublin, Co Dublin 1/7/1877 – 31/8/1877. In cells 4-10/7/1877 and absent from 29/8/1877. Transferred to 70th Brigade 104th Foot 1/9/1877 No.104/1006. On furlo 1/12/1877 – 14/1/1878. 1/10/1878 number changed from 104/1006 to 104/1106 in the muster rolls. Present in muster to 31/3/1879. Two spells in detention 1-4/5/1878 and 19-25/1/1879. Battalion in Curragh Camp, Co. Kildare until March 1878 when it moved to Belfast, Co. Antrim. Joined 2nd/24th Foot from 104th Foot in Natal, South Africa 17/7/1879. Arrived at Casemate Barracks Gibraltar in the Mediterranean 13/1/1880 aboard H.M.S.Orontes serving there until 11/8/1880. Served India 1/10/1880 – 27/11/1883 muster marked returned to England. Forfeited good conduct pay of 1d 15/11/1881. Good conduct pay of 1d restored 15/11/1882. Served during the Anglo-Boer War 1899 – 1902. Volunteered in 1914 to serve in the Norfolk Home Defence Force aged 56 years during the Great War 1914-18.
South Africa Medal 1877-8-9 without clasp. Queen’s South Africa Medal 1899-1902 clasps (4 or 5) unknown. King Edwards South Africa Medal 1901-02 with clasp 1901-02.
WO97 army papers not found at the National Archives Kew.
Eastern Daily Express 16/2/1940. Report on death incorrectly states: “Defender & Survivor of Rorke’s Drift” as a member of the 91st Foot.