Howard Lowndes Moir | Service Record

First Name(s)Howard Lowndes
Place of BirthChorlton-cum-Hardy, Manchester
Club(s)Stockport County
ServiceBritish Army
RankLieutenant Colonel*
Service Number-
Previous Service Number(s)-
Regiment or Corps
Cheshire Regiment
Unit(s)1/7th Battalion
Previous Regiment(s) or CorpsCheshire Regiment**
Mounted Infantry***
53rd (Welsh) Divisional Cyclist Company
Unit(s)5th Volunteer Battalion**
2nd Battalion**
8th Battalion***
Type of Casualty (If applicable)-
Theatre of War (If applicable)-
Date of Death (If applicable)-
Place of Death (If applicable)-
Place of Burial/Commemoration (If applicable)-
Grave/Memorial Reference (If applicable)-
Awards and DecorationsDistinguished Service Order
Bar to Distinguished Service Order
Croix de Guerre
Citation(s)Distinguished Service Order:
Maj. (A./Lt.-Col.) Howard Lawndes Moir, Ches. R.
"For great gallantry and skill in handling his battalion under the most trying circumstances. On one occasion, although wounded in the side, he remained in command and was continuously under heavy fire, encouraging his men and supervising, their movements. Later, he contributed largely to the success of operations by his courageous
(The London Gazette, Supplement 30997, 5 November 1918.)

Bar to Distinguished Service Order:
Maj. (A./Lt.-Col.) Howard Lowndes Moir,
D.S.O., 1/7th Bn., Ches. R. (T.F.).
(D.S.O. gazetted 7th November, 1918.)
(The London Gazette, Supplement 13379, 1 January 1919.)
Supplementary Notes*Acting
**/***Anglo-Boer War 1899-1902