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54919   Private William John Moan
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 30/12/2015
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 1st Battalion, Auckland Regiment (New Zealand Army)
Date Of Birth: 11/02/1877
Died: 01/10/1918 (Killed in Action)
Age: 48
William John Moan was a son of Mr. W. J. and Mrs. Catrin Moan of Aughnacloy, Co. Tyrone. William was born about 1870. William emigrated to New Zealand. Before enlisting William worked as a gardener. He named his next of kin as his mother, still living in Aughnacloy. After training, he embarked from Wellington on 14th July 1917. Private William John Moan served with the 1st Battalion of the Auckland Infantry Regiment, New Zealand Expeditionary Force (N.Z.E.F.). Private William John Moan was killed in action in France on 1st October 1918 age 48
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Anneux British Cemetery
  Anneux, Nord, 4
Grave Ref: Grave III-C-19
CWGC Casualty 188062
Anneux is a village in the Department of the Nord, a little to the south of the main road from Cambrai to Bapaume. The Cemetery is 200 metres from the junction of the N30 and D15.
References and Links
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1 Archives New Zealand Military documents of Private William John Moan (no pdf)
2 Photo of William John Moan's headstone
3 New Zealand Cenotaph Details of William John Moan
4 NOK Address in Ireland Mrs C Moan, Mother, Aughnacloy, Tyrone, Ireland.
5 NZ War Graves Project Details of William John Moan
6 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of William John Moan's headstone can be purchased here.
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