Gunner Frank Fairbridge Moate

Rank or Title

Date of Birth


Date of Death

18 Sep 1918

Service Number


Place of Birth

United Kingdom

World War I Address

Brisbane QLD

Place of Death


Grave Location

Roisel Communal Cemetery Extension

Soldier or Civilian

  • Soldier


The Luton News , 24th October 1918
Gunner Frank Fairbridge Moate

Gunner Frank Fairbridge Moate, 641, 3rd Australian Machine Gun Corps, was killed in action in France on September 18th, 1918.

Born in Brixton, London, in 1882, he was living as a child with parents Robert James and Sarah Susan Moate at 35 Liverpool Road, Luton, in 1891. Before emigrating to Australia early in 1901, he worked as a warehouseman for hat manufacturers Carruthers Bros, of King Street, Luton. He was also a member of Waller Street Methodist Chapel.

Frank married Annie Paxton in Australia on March 23rd, 1910, and was living in Brisbane, Queensland. He joined the Australian forces in 1916 and came to England in 1917 for training. He went to France in June 1918.

News of his death was sent by a chum to Frank's sister-in-law, Lillie, at 100 Highbury Road, Luton.

Gunner Frank Fairbridge Moate

Author: Deejaya

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