Company Sergeant Major David Moody

Company Sergeant Major David Moody, 1st Garrison Battalion, Gordon Highlanders. He died in hospital from heatstroke on Service, aged 33, at Rawalpindi, India. He had been born at Bemersyde, Mertoun, Roxburghshire and was the son of David and the late Jane Moody of Norham and the husband of Isabella Moody of High Street, Jedburgh and Felkington, Northumberland. He had served as a Regular soldier with the 1st Battalion, K.O.S.B.  before his discharge and becoming a Reservist. He then served as a postman in Jedburgh before being mobilised in August 1914 and landing in France with the 2nd Battalion, K.O.S.B. in November 1914. He then served with the 8th K.O.S.B. before being transferred to the 53rd Battalion Training Battalion as a Sergeant. He was then transferred to the 1st Garrison Battalion, Gordon Highlanders whichy had been sent to India in June 1917. He is buried in Rawalpindi War Cemetery, India.

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