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6983646   Corporal John Anderson Moffit
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 01/07/2020
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 2nd Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
Died: 02/05/1944 (Unknown)
Age: 21
The 1911 census records Crozier Fleming Moffit as a seed merchant. He and his wife Eliza Jane were living with his parents on their farm in Belragh, Aughnacloy, Tyrone. John Anderson Moffit was born about 1923. Corporal John Anderson Moffit was serving with the 2nd Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers when he died in Italy on 2nd May 1944, age 21. Corporal Moffit is buried in Beach Head War Cemetery, Anzio, Italy.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Beach Head War Cemetery
  Anzio, Rome, 17
Grave Ref: Grave XIV-A-5
CWGC Casualty 2373620
Anzio is a coastal town 70 kilometres south of Rome. To reach Anzio take the Route No.148 Superstrada Motorway, which runs between Rome and Latina. Turn off the Superstrada at the No.207, following the signs towards Anzio. The route is well signposted from the Superstrada. The Cemetery lies 5 kilometres north of Anzio town on the No.207 and Commission signs are visible 150 metres from the cemetery.
Local Memorial Details

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1 Dungannon War Memorial - WWII Dungannon
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1 1911 Census lists Moffit family Lists John's parents at house 3 in Belragh, Aughnacloy Rural, Tyrone
2 'Clan Moffit ' Details parents of John Anderson Moffit
3 Facebook - Aughnacloy Photos of Corporal John Anderson Moffit
4 Photo of John Anderson Moffit and headstone
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