Moline was educated at The King"s School, Canterbury and Emmanuel College, Cambridge. Decorated for World War I service with the Rifle Brigade, he was ordained in 1921 and began his ministry with a curacy at Street Matthew’s Bethnal Green after which he joined the Brotherhood of Street Barnabas in North Queensland. He was its Warden from 1925 to 1927 and was the Archdeacon of the area until 1929.
Returning to England he was Rector of North Cadbury then of Poplar.
From 1940 until 1947 he was Vicar of Street Paul’s Knightsbridge when he became Archbishop of Perth, a position he held until his retirement in 1962.