William Arthur Moyle

Rank: 
Flight Sub Lieutenant
Unit at enlistment: 
3rd Squadron
Force: 
R.N.A.S.
Volunteered or conscripted: 
Volunteered
Survived the war: 
No
Date of death: 
March 22nd, 1918
Cemetery: 
Arras Memorial - Pas de Calais, France
Commemorated at: 
Paris Baptist Church, Paris District High School Memorial Plaque, S.S. No. 13 Plaque
Birth country: 
Canada
Birth county: 
Brant
Birth city: 
Paris, Ontario
Address at enlistment: 
Paris, Ontario
Next of kin address: 
RR 4 Paris, Ontario
Trade or calling: 
Farmer
Religious denominations: 
Baptist
Marital status: 
Single
Age at enlistment: 
22

Letters and documents

UK, British Army and Navy Birth, Marriage and Death Records, Casualties – Naval Officers

Place of Death: During operations in France

Cause: Killed during offensive patrol. (Originally reported missing).

BX March 25, 1918

Missing – Flight Lieutenant William Arthur Moyle

Flight Lieutenant William Moyle of Brantford is reported missing today in official despatches. Lieutenant Moyle joined the Flying Corps before the 215th Battalion left here last year. He had been an officer of that battalion for some time previous and was not long in getting to England, where he completed his training. He is very well known throughout the district of Paris.

BC March 25, 1918

Flight Lieutenant William Arthur Moyle Missing – Paris Officer, Formerly of 215th Battalion, in casualty list

Mr. Joseph Moyle received the news that William A. Moyle was reported missing. The cablegram read: "Beg to inform you Flight Sub Lieutenant William A. Moyle, Royal Naval Aerial Service, reported missing from 22nd inst. Will communicate any further information,” Admiralty, London, England. Lieutenant Moyle is the eldest son, and was an officer in the 215th Battalion, Paris Company. A few months before the battalion left for England, he joined the Royal Naval Aerial Service, and after training in England, has been on active service in France and Belgium for the past eight months. During that time he had taken part in many raids over the German lines. Another son of Mr. Moyle’s is serving the Empire and doing duty at Folkestone, England. The family will have the sympathy of the community in their trouble.