DONALD ROBERT MOFFAT

 

Born: 26th September 1914, 61, Gainsborough Road, Ipswich.

Died: 8th April 1943; age: 28; KiA at Pichon, North Africa.

Residence: 8, Parkside Avenue, Ipswich.

 

Rank: Captain; Service Number: 63182.

Regiment: Royal Artillery, 58 Medium Regiment.

 

Medals Awarded: Territorial Decoration.

 

Grave Reference:

III.F.23.

Enfidaville War Cemetery,

Sousse,

Tunisia.

 

Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Alexander Alfred & Katherine Mary Moffat, of Ipswich; husband of Barbara Lee Moffat, of Ipswich.

 

Father: Alexander Alfred Moffat, born August 1879, Ipswich. A Solicitor – Borough Council.

Mother: Katherine Mary Moffat (nee Hamblin), born September 1883, Ipswich.

 

Donald attended Ipswich School – he left the school in 1932. Donald had always planned to follow his father in the profession of the law. But Donald also had a keen interest in the local Territorial Artillery, and was accordingly one of the first to be called up for service in September 1939.

 

In 1940, Ipswich, Donald married Barbara Lee Foyster, born January 1918, Ipswich.

 

Probate to Barbara Lee Moffat – widow.

 

Donald is also remembered on the Chapel war memorial at Ipswich School.

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