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Alfred Moffatt

Portrait and biography (kindly provided by the Albertland & Districts Museum) - No known copyright restrictions

Portrait and biography (kindly provided by the Albertland & Districts Museum) - No known copyright r …


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Alfred AWMM
  • Surname
    Moffatt AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 11312 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    17 July 1895 AWMM WharehineNorth Auckland AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    John Seaton Moffatt (father), Wharehine, Kaipara, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1 May 1916 AWMM Single AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 11312 AWMM
  • Military service
    Served at the Awanui Wireless Station as a Territorial AWMM
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Farm hand/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of John Seaton and Isabella Moffatt, of 'Fairview', Roberton Road, Avondale, Auckland.

    Attended the Wharehine School AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    3 October 1917 AWMM
    Age 22 AWMM
    YpresBelgium AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    • Private Alf. Moffatt, who was killed in action on October 3, 1917, was the younger son of Mr. J. Moffatt, of Wharehine, and was 22 years of age. He enlisted in the eleventh reinforcements, but owing to sickness, was transferred to the twelfth. He was taken ill with pleurisy in Egypt, and for some time was in hospital in England with throat trouble. He went to France at the end of June, 1917. He was a member of the fourth brigade, and was in the Otago Battalion. (Auckland Weekly News, 8 November 1917, p. 22)

      MOFFATT. – On October 3, 1917, killed in action in France, Alfred (Alf.) Moffatt (12th Reinforcement), dearly-loved youngest son of John Seaton and Isabella Moffatt, of Wharehine, Kaipara; aged 22 years. He answered duty’s call. (Auckland Weekly News, 8 November 1917, p. 30) AWMM
    • my great great grandmother was his sister Public - Ethan - 21 April 2015 - school
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  • Memorial reference



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  • Memorial name
    • Tyne Cot Memorial, Tyne Cot Cemetery, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium AWMM
    • Wharehine Memorial, WW1, Pah Hill Road, Wharehine, Rodney District, New Zealand AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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21 October 2022Ian BanksTaumarunui New ZealandResearcher
21 April 2015EthanaucklandOther

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