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Frederick Leslie MOORE

Place of birthAlbert Park, Melbourne, Victoria
SchoolChristian Brothers (Catholic) School, Melbourne, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationClerk, Commonwealth Public Service
Address246 St Kilda Street, Brighton, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Moore, 246 St Kilda Street, Brighton, Melbourne, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the 51st Infantry, Albert Park, Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date24 August 1914
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit name5th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A3 Orvieto on 21 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches

'Consistent good work, Ypres, Gueudecourt, Flers Sectors. Excellent services and personal example to men while in command of Company.'
Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', Second Supplement, No. 30107 (1 June 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette', No. 169 (4 October 1917).
Recommendation date: 7 March 1917

FateDied of wounds 20 September 1917
Place of death or woundingPolygon Wood, Belgium
Age at death22
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialMenin Road South Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row T, Grave No. 4), Ypres, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Mrs M. THOMPSON (Formerly MOORE), 246 St. Kilda Street, Brighton, Victoria, and the late Thomas MOORE. Native of Victoria
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

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

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