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David Henry MOORE

Date of birth26 October 1878
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk, bank official
Address'Rohnster', Rose Street, Armadale, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation37
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth Moore, 'Rohnster', Rose Street, Armadale, Victoria
Previous military service20th Battery Australian Field Artillery
Enlistment date20 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentMajor
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 6, Battery 16
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/34/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 22 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant-Colonel
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Division Artillery
Promotions

Lieutenant Colonel


Unit: 1st Division Artillery
Promotion date: 1 November 1917

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Distinguished Service Order


Recommendation date: 1 October 1917

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', Second Supplement No. 30448 (28 December 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 57 (18 April 1918).

FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Medals

Distinguished Service Order


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 57
Date: 18 April 1918

Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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