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Edward Moyle

 

Date and Place of Birth: Circa 1913 Kensington, South Australia
Date and Place of Death:    October 24, 1942 Egypt
Baseball Experience: Amateur
Position: Unknown
Rank: Sergeant
Military Unit: 2/8th Australian Field Ambulance, Australian Army Medical Corps
Area Served: North Africa

Edward J. R. Moyle, son of William and Cordelia Moyle, was born at Kensington, South Australia in 1913. A gifted athlete, Moyle earned recognition for his acomplishments in golf, tennis and table tennis, while reaching interstate level in baseball and cricket.

On the staff of the Myer Emporium department store for 12 years, Moyle enlisted in June 1940 and went overseas in December of that year. He saw service in Libya, Tobruk, Syria and Egypt with 2/8th Australian Field Ambulance. On October 24, 1942, Sergeant Moyle died of wounds received in action in Egypt.

Edward Moyle is buried at El Alamein War Cemetery in Egypt and was survived by his wife, Shirley.

Sources:
Adelaide Advertiser, November 4, 1942
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Australian War Memorial

Date Added: June 23, 2013

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