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

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Waimate
Occupation Draper
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin James William MOORE (father), Amberley, Canterbury
Religion Church of England
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 26th Reinforcements, Canterbury Infantry Regiment, C Company
Date 9 June 1917
Transport Willochra
Embarked From Destination
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With Machine Gun Corps

Military Awards

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Military Awards

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Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
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Liberation Date


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations



Date 21 July 1979 Age 92 years
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery Waimate Cemetery
Memorial Reference Beam 33, Plot 3679
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

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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