Moreton, Matthew

Poppy on a wooden cross

Age: 28
Date of birth: 1890

Parents: David and Selina Moreton
Wife: Mrs Maud Gertrude Moreton (nee Bister)
Address: 100 Avon Street


Matthew was born in Stockingford, Warwickshire. His parents were David and Selina and he was the middle son of five boys. Robin and Eli were his older brothers and Samuel and Frank were younger.

Matthew married Maud Gertrude Bister in July 1912 in Warwick. Maud had lived in Quarry Street, Milverton and she was baptised at All Saints Church, Warwick.

Military Service

Rank & Number: Private, 1013
Regiment/Service: 2nd/7th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment
Brigade/Division: 182nd Brigade, 61st Division
Date of death: Monday, April 22, 1918
Cause of death/Battle: Died of wounds
Commemorated/Buried: Aire Communal Cemetery, Pas de Calais
Awards: 1914 Star and Clasp, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Commemorated locally at: All Saints Church


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