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Moffitt, Dick Edward (1918–1941)

Private Dick Moffitt (22), of Tolga, is the twin son of Mr and Mrs. Artie Moffitt. A dispatch rider, he was killed in Libya on April 12 while going backward and forward to the front lines, keeping in touch with the lorries. A heavy lorry crashed into his motor cycle in a sand storm. His twin brother Charlie is in the A.I.F., also Jack, a younger brother, is training at Redbank. They are nephews of Judge Moffitt, of Sydney.

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'Moffitt, Dick Edward (1918–1941)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, https://oa.anu.edu.au/obituary/moffitt-dick-edward-16102/text28040, accessed 23 October 2021.

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Life Summary [details]

Birth

13 October 1918
New South Wales, Australia

Death

12 April 1941
Libya

Cause of Death

accident

Occupation