MOIR, William Francis
(Service number 7/93)

First Rank Trooper Last Rank Trooper


Date 27 November 1894 Place of Birth Dunedin

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment C/o H. A. Le Cren, Fairlie
Occupation Gardener
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin James MOIR, 46 Nelson Street, South Dunedin
Religion Roman Catholic
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation Main Body
Unit, Squadron, or Ship Canterbury Mounted Rifles
Date 16 October 1914
Transport Tahiti or Athenic
Embarked From Wellington Destination
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With Canterbury Mounted Rifles

Military Awards

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Military Awards

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No information

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Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
PoW Serial Number
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Days Interned
Liberation Date


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date 1 June 1973 Age 78 years
Place of Death Dunedin
Memorial or Cemetery Andersons Bay Cemetery, Dunedin
Memorial Reference Block S 82, Plot 6
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

William Francis Moir served in both World War One and World War Two (Home). He was the son of James and Mary Ann Moir, of Dunedin. His brother, James Alexander Moir, was killed in action in 1918 in France.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [11 May 2017]; Andersons Bay Cemetery, Dunedin, eadstone image & burial record (Dunedin City Council) [12 May 2017]; Otago Daily Times, 7 September 1915, Otago Witness, 15 September 1915 (Papers Past) [10 & 12 May 2017]

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