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Edmund William MOBERLEY

Regimental number3143
ReligionChurch of England
AddressRockhampton, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation44
Next of kinFather, Rev Edmond George Moberley, 'Dulcie Domum', Hardie Street, Neutral Bay, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date29 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name25th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/42/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A50 Itonus on 30 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll25th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 10 March 1918
Age at death54

Military Medal

'During operations East of YRES, between 20th and 27th September, 1917. A/Sergeant MOBERLY has been in charge of Infantry parties engaged on various road works. He has always exhibited remarkable coolness under continuous shell fire, and carried out his duties most assiduously, with complete disregard for his personal safety, and has done his utmost to keep his men up to the work, and to push the job through successfully.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 76
Date: 23 May 1918

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Died as the result of an accident.
Date of death7 July 1925
Place of burialBarmedman Cemetery, New South Wales

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