1918 Ipswich Chronical
Born: 1882, Hoo Green, Suffolk.
Died: 27th November 1917; age: 35; Died of Wounds.
Enlistment Location: Ipswich.
Rank: Private; Service Number: 47729
Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 7th Battalion.
Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.
1891 Hoo Green, Suffolk.
Frederick was 9 years old and living with his parents & siblings.
Samuel Moyes, 61, an Agricultural Labourer, born Hoo Green, Suffolk.
Sophia Moyes (nee Rawlins), 51, a Charwomen, born Hoo Green.
Edward John Moyes, 27, an Agricultural Labourer, born Hoo Green.
David Moyes, 21, a Bricklayer, born Hoo Green.
Maria Moyes, 13, born Hoo Green.
1901 Fred was 19 years old, a Horseman. He was living with his widowed mother.
1911 Hoo Green, Suffolk.
Fred was 29 years old, a Farm Labourer. He was married and Head of the Household.
In 1911, in the district of Plomesgate, Frederick married Alice Louisa Hazell.
Suffolk Regiment, 7th Battalion:
20th November 1917
7th Battalion the Suffolk Regiment
Zero hour 03:00hrs attack along Bonavis Ridge by 12th Division. Tanks had moved up unobserved, three belts of barbed wire were crossed. The 7th Suffolk’s and 5th Berkshire regiment part of the 35th Brigade had rapidly advanced and overrun the Hindenburg trench system. They encountered an obstinate resistance from Lateau wood area from sheltered German batteries where fierce fighting involving infantry and tanks throughout the morning, finally took the enemy guns. Up to the 30th November where a large German counter attack took place the Battalion would amount 232 casualties.