The Soldier's Details

Surname:
Moore
First Name:
Frank Clifford
Rank:
Private
Regimental #:
WX8076
Company:
‘A’ Company
Enlisted:
16.08.1940
DOB:
20.06.1911
Place of Birth:
Northam, Western Australia
Father's Name:
Frank Randell Moore
Mothers's Name:
Margueretta Valeria Agnes Moore
Religion:
Presbyterian
Pre-war Occupation:
Teamster
Memorial:
Epitaph, Labuan Memorial, Panel 18, Age 33.
Singapore:
Selarang Camp Changi
Force:
‘A’ Force Burma, Green Force, No. 3 Battalion
POW#:
2898
Japan:
Rakuyo Maru Party, Kumi No. 36
Cause of Death:
Lost at Sea
Place of Death:
South China Sea
Date of Death:
12.09.1942

General Description

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Moore Frank Clifford

 

MOORE, Private, FRANK CLIFFORD, WX8076, A.I.F. 2/4 M.G. Bn., Australian Infantry. 12 September 1944. Age 33. Son of Frank Randell Moore and Margueretta Valeria Moore, of Shenton Park, Western Australia. Panel 18.

Labuan Memorial, Malaysia.

Frank’s parents Frank Randall born 1878 South Australia and Margueretta Valeria Agnes Bennett born 1882 Milicent South Australia, married 1907 in Northam.

In 1936 Electoral Roll Frank and Margueretta are recorded residing in Narrogin, and his occupation was blacksmith.

In d1936 and 1937 Frank Clifford Moore is recorded living at Waddy Forrest near Coorow, with his occupation given as farming.

Unfortunately, there is very little known of Frank’s life prior to enlisting, other than he had two brothers and one sister.

Frank was one of several Green Force No. 3 Battalion men who having survived the hardships, starvation and beatings on the Burma Thailand Railway was selected for Japan; and sailed on Rakuyo Maru, all losing their lives when the ship sank in the South China Sea.

Camp Locations:

  • Selarang Camp Changi - Singapore
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