MOORE, Francis Reginald
(Service number 47357)
|Aliases||Birth name - Francis Reginald MOORE; enlisted as Reginald MOORE; died as Reginald Francis MOORE.|
|First Rank||Private||Last Rank||Lance Corporal|
|Date||14 August 1886||Place of Birth||Amberley|
|Address at Enlistment||Waimate|
|Previous Military Experience|
|Next of Kin||James William MOORE (father), Amberley, Canterbury|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Served with||NZ Armed Forces||Served in||Army|
|Body on Embarkation||New Zealand Expeditionary Force|
|Unit, Squadron, or Ship||26th Reinforcements, Canterbury Infantry Regiment, C Company|
|Date||9 June 1917|
|Other Units Served With|
|Last Unit Served With||Machine Gun Corps|
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Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses
|Date||21 July 1979||Age||92 years|
|Place of Death|
|Memorial or Cemetery||Waimate Cemetery|
|Memorial Reference||Beam 33, Plot 3679|
|New Zealand Memorials|
Reginald Francis Moore was born on 14 August 1886 at Amberley, the son of James William and Lizzy Eginton Hemsley (née English) Moore, and was educated at Amberley School.
He was a draper at Waimate when his name was drawn in the Military Service Ballot late in 1916. He enlisted as Reginald Moore. Reginald married Ruth Olive Butcher in 1919. They are buried at Waimate, as are Reginald’s parents. R. F. Moore’s services plaque in Qaimate Cemetery bears the service number 47166.
Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [29 September 2020]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [30 September 2020]; School Admission record [30 September 2020]; Waimate Cemetery headstone image & burial record (waimate District Council) [01 October 2020]; Star, 15 December 1916 (Papers Past) [28 September 2020]
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