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Dick Edward Moffitt (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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13 October, 1918
New South Wales, Australia


12 April, 1941 (aged 22)

Cause of Death