2nd Battalion, Royal Dublin Fusiliers (British Army)
Date Of Birth:
01/07/1916 (Killed in Action)
George Moffatt was the youngest son of James and Isabella Moffatt (nee Gourley). They were married in 1876 and had 13 children, three of whom died young. They were a farming family. George Moffatt was born in Tonyglaskan, Tempo, County Fermanagh on 27th October 1890. In October 1910 George and his sister Mary went to join their brother Irvine in New York. George Moffatt returned to London in January 1915 and immediately enlisted in the Royal Dublin Fusiliers. He survived Gallipoli but was killed in action at the Somme on 1st July 1916.
A.I.F. Burial Ground is 2 Kms north of the village of Flers, in the Department of the Somme. Travel south-west of Bapaume on the D929 in the direction of Albert for 6 Kms to the village of Le Sars. Turn left eastwards on the D11 in the direction of Geudecourt for 3.5 Kms to the D74/D197 junction. Continue along the D74 in the direction of Geudecourt for 500 metres when a CWGC signpost will be seen indicating the A.I.F. Burial Ground along a track to the right.