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Steve and Pauline Jones’ Family History
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Extracts from British Army Pension records for Wade Mould (1891-1962)
Called up for service 6 Mar 1916, Leicester, age 24 years 120 days. Full address 3A Watling Street, Leicester. Height 5 feet 4 1/2 inches (1.65m). Chest measurement 33 inches (84cm) when fully expanded, range of expansion 2 inches (5cm). Wife Jane Mould formerly Coveney, married 27/11/1916 (sic. It was 1915). Assigned 4th Works Company Devon Regiment 15 Mar 1916. Transferred to 311th (H.S.) Labour Company 28 Apr 1917. Discharged no longer physically fit for war service 6 Feb 1918. Disability "Loss of thumb, first and second fingers of the left hand". Origin of disability given as "about 1908" in Sheffield. "He states he was working at a planing machine when he lost his fingers." The opinion of the Medical Board records that a pension claim was not due to military service. Degree of disablement assessed as less than 20%. The Disablement Pension award sheet records a degree of disablement as 10% and a £20 gratuity paid (worth around £1,320 today). Source: British Army WW1 Pension Records 1914-1920
Steve & Pauline Jones’ Family History
We are not makers of history. We are made by history.Martin Luther King Jr.
© S M Jones Content is free for most uses - see legal stuff. Last update 22 May 2020
Extracts from British Army Pension records for Wade Mould (1891-1962)
Called up for service 6 Mar 1916, Leicester, age 24 years 120 days. Full address 3A Watling Street, Leicester. Height 5 feet 4 1/2 inches (1.65m). Chest measurement 33 inches (84cm) when fully expanded, range of expansion 2 inches (5cm). Wife Jane Mould formerly Coveney, married 27/11/1916 (sic. It was 1915).  Assigned 4th Works Company Devon Regiment 15 Mar 1916. Transferred to 311th (H.S.) Labour Company 28 Apr 1917.  Discharged no longer physically fit for war service 6 Feb 1918. Disability "Loss of thumb, first and second fingers of the left hand". Origin of disability given as "about 1908" in Sheffield. "He states he was working at a planing machine when he lost his fingers." The opinion of the Medical Board records that a pension claim was not due to military service. Degree of disablement assessed as less than 20%.  The Disablement Pension award sheet records a degree of disablement as 10% and a £20 gratuity paid (worth around £1,320 today).  Source: British Army WW1 Pension Records 1914-1920