Corporal Harold Moody (1893-1966)

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Harold was born in Beverley the 20 July 1893, son of Aaron and Annie Moody (nee Clark).
Corporal Harold Moody of the RAMC (Royal Army Medical Corps), aged 22, was the recipient in March 1916 of the Distinguished Conduct Medal, awarded for “Distinguished Conduct in the Field”. The London Gazette of 11 Mar 1916 contained Harold’s citation, stating that it was,
“…For conspicuous bravery in collecting and bringing in, on his own initiative, wounded officers and men of other regiments. On another occasion he brought in without orders, two wounded officers to a dressing station, under heavy fire.”
He married Margaret Langton in 1942. He died in 1966.

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