The son of Captain Edward Milner-Moore (RN Medical Corps) and his wife Annie, he was born in South Africa. He married Barbara W C Baker in 1937.
|Unit or location||Role||Posted from||until|
|Hintlesham Patrol||Patrol Leader||Unknown||03 Dec 1944|
Patrol leader Sgt Rex Milner-Moore was born at sea in April 1907 and educated at Framlingham College. He was one of the directors of Fisons Ltd, Ipswich - a leading pharmaceutical, scientific instruments and horticultural chemical manufacturer, founded in 1843 by Edward Packard. When Coprolite (fossilized animal dung) was discovered in the vicinity of Nacton in the mid-19th century (the material was mined and then dissolved in acid) it formed the basis of Fisons fertilizer business. The Devon and Cornwall Intelligence Officer Captain Edmundson worked for the same firm.
Rex Milner-Moore was also an accomplished cricket player who participated in Suffolk Minor Counties Championship matches from 1936 to 1938. He purchased the property in 1936 and the family lived there until sometime in 1947.
TNA ref WO199/3389,
Hancock data held at B.R.A,