Luton and Hitchin

Private Percy Herbert Moulden

Pte Percy Herbert Moulden, 200847, 1/5th Battalion Bedfordshire Regiment, was killed in action on November 3rd, 1917, during the climax to the Third Battle of Gaza.

Hitchin-born Percy Moulden was living at 74 Ivy Road, Luton, when he enlisted in the Beds Regiment in 1915. He had served two years in Egypt.

A letter from one of his comrades gave the news of Percy's death to his widow Eva, then living at 56 Dudley Street, Luton. Percy had married Eva Mary Ann Jackson in Luton in 1909.

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