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Sproxton Leicstershire
His father, Archibald J Moulds was a farmer's son in Sproxton, and later a gamekeeper in Cotgrave. Cecil married Gertrude H Marriott on 04/06/1914 at All Saints Church Cotgrave.
By 1911 Cecil was lodging at 45 Park Row in Nottingham and working as a general clerk in the lace industry.
22 Apr 1918
5 Aubrey Avenue Sneinton Nottingham
Royal Army Medical Corps
In 1911 he enlisted in the RAMC (Territorial Force), rising to the rank of Corporal. On 22 May 1915 he enlisted in the Regular Army as a RAMC Corporal Clerk but was discharged due to 'sickness' on 25 October 1916. He died on 22nd April 1918 and is buried in Cotgrave Churchyard. He saw no service overseas and, as he died after discharge, is not recorded as a casualty of war by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.
Nottingham Evening Post obituary (abridged) 22 April 1918: MOULDS, on April 21st at Cotgrave, Cecil Arthur, Lance Corporal, RAMC, husband of Gertrude Moulds, son of J and A Moulds. Wife, father, mother, brothers, sisters. In memoriam published 21st April 1919 in the Nottingham Evening Post :- “MOULDS. – In loving memory of my dear husband, Cecil Arthur, late Cpl. R.A.M.C., died at Cotgrave, April 21st, 1918. Too dearly loved ever to be forgotten. – Loving wife Gert. “MOULDS. – In loving memory of Arthur, died April 21st, 1918; also Maggie, died March 14th, 1917. Sadly missed. – Gladys and Billie.” Above in memoriam are courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
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