Edwin Otis MOSELEY

MOSELEY, Edwin Otis

Service Number: 8007
Enlisted: 1 October 1917, Northam, WA
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 16th Infantry Battalion (WW1)
Born: Perth, Western Australia, 1881
Home Town: Cottesloe, Western Australia
Schooling: Perth High School and Perth Scotch College
Occupation: Bank Manager
Died: Killed in Action, near Merincourt, France, 8 August 1918
Cemetery: Heath Cemetery, Picardie
Plot 1, Row J, Grave 11
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Fremantle National Bank of Western Australasia Ltd. Roll of Honour, Kings Park Honour Avenues, Mosman Park Memorial Rotunda, Nedlands Scotch College WW1 Honour Roll, Peppermint Grove St Columba's Presbyterian Church Cottesloe WWI Honour Board, Peppermint Grove St Columba's Presbyterian Church MOSELEY Memorial Plaque, Wembley Downs Hale School Honour Roll 1, Wembley Downs Hale School Memorial Grove
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World War 1 Service

1 Oct 1917: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 8007, 16th Infantry Battalion (WW1), Northam, WA
23 Nov 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 8007, 16th Infantry Battalion (WW1), Enlistment/Embarkation WW1, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '12' embarkation_place: Fremantle embarkation_ship: SS Canberra embarkation_ship_number: '' public_note: ''
23 Nov 1917: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, 8007, 16th Infantry Battalion (WW1), SS Canberra, Fremantle
8 Aug 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 8007, 16th Infantry Battalion (WW1), The Battle of Amiens

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Francis Arnold and Lucy Darling Moseley of Avonmore Terrace, Cottesloe, WA; husband of Edith Isabel Moesely; brother of Lt. F.A. Moseley MC

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

MOSELEY.—Killed in action, France, August 8, Edwin Otis Moseley, Australian Imperial Forces (late manager National Bank of Australasia, Kellerberrin),  beloved husband of Edith Isabel Moseley, and eldest son of Mr. and Mrs F. A. Moseley, of Cottesloe Beach.

Pte. E. O. Moseley, of Kellerherrin, has been killed in action in France. The sad news was received here with regret by a very large circle of friends. The deceased soldier was manager of the Kellerherrin branch of the National Bank when he enlisted, and was one of the most popular men in this district.

News has been received of the death of Private E. O. Moseley whilst in action in France. Private Moseley was an officer of the National Bank, and prior to enlisting was stationed at. Kellerberrin branch, where he had been manager for some years. He volunteered in October last, and was attached to the  27th reinforcements of the 16th Battalion. He was a son of Mr. F. A. Moseley, Registrar of the Supreme Court, and leaves a wife and one child.