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  • Commemorated on the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Belgium. (www.cwgc.org)
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Henstead, Norfolk
Canadian Veterans WW1 - Robert Hugh Moffatt He was the son of Robert and Isabel Moffatt. His father predeceased him.
Attended Queen Elizabeth School 19 January 1903 to April 1905. Occupation clerk. He emigrated to Canada in May 1914 and worked in a bank in Winnipeg.
23 Apr 1915
1594692 - CWGC Website
Resdence/enlisted Winnipeg.
16th (Manitoba ) Bn Canadian Infantry
16th (Manitoba) Bn Canadian Infantry Hugh Moffatt was reported missing in action in April 1915 but his death on 23 April 1915 was not confirmed until September the following year. He has no known grave and is commemorated on the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Belgium (Panel 24-26-28-30).
Mansfield Reporter, 22 September 1916: ‘Another Mansfield Grammar School Boy Killed. Hugh Moffatt, the eldest son of Isabel and the late Robert Moffatt, who joined the Cameron Highlanders at Winnipeg, on Aug. 7th, has been killed. He was reported missing in April of last year, and is now officially returned as killed in action. He came overseas from Canada with the first contingent. When in Mansfield he attended the Queen Elizabeth’s Grammar School. In Winnipeg he held a position in a bank. His age was 22 years.’ (www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk)
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  • Commemorated on the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Belgium. (www.cwgc.org)
    Robert Hugh Richard Moffatt - Commemorated on the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Belgium. (www.cwgc.org)