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Clarence Armstrong Moffitt

Nominal Roll Vol 3 (Roll 52), Page: 6 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 3 (Roll 52), Page: 6 - No known copyright restrictions


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Clarence Armstrong AWMM
  • Surname
    Moffitt AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 33902 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    30 October 1891 AWMM WaikaiaSouthland AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 20 September 1916 AWMM Western Springs Road, Morningside, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Louisa Moffitt (wife), C/o Mrs F. Brown, St Heliers Bay, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 19 January 1917 AWMM Married AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 33902 AWMM
  • Military service
    Coast Defence Infantry AWMM
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and 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
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 foot 8 inches AWMM
    • Weight, Unknown Period AWMM
      11 stone 12 pounds AWMM
    • Complexion, Unknown Period AWMM
      dark AWMM
    • Hair colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Black AWMM
    • Eye colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Blue AWMM
    • Accidental Death, Cause of Death AWMM
      Accidentally killed by a shell burst AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Michael and Alice Moffitt, of Waikaia

    Husband of Louisa (nee Shaw), married 16 February 1916

    Clarence was working at the Farmers Freezing Company, Auckland before he enlisted. He and his wife, Louisa are listed at living at Western Springs Road, Morningside. Auckland.

    Attested in Trentham 20 September 1916

    Accidentally killed by a premature shell burst whilst practising live firing

    His son Clarence Ralph was born in Te Kuiti on the 20 August 1917. Louisa moved to Ohaupo, Waikato, Wanganui and in 1926 is listed as living again in Auckland at Papakura AWMM
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About death

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  • Death
    26 November 1917 AWMM
    BelgiumEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Hazebrouck Communal Cemetery, Nord, France AWMM III. C. 7. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • Memorial name
    Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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