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James MOORE

Regimental number2128
Place of birthBelfast, Co Antrim, Ireland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
AddressCloncurry, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation42
Height5' 5"
Weight136 lbs
Next of kinFather, James Moore, Kempsey, Macleay River, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date22 May 1916
Place of enlistmentCloncurry, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name41st Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/58/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A46 Clan Macgillivray on 7 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll41st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 31 January 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Embarked Brisbane on 'Clan MacGillivray', 7 September 1916; disembarked Plymouth, England, 2 November 1916. Proceeded to France through Folkestone on SS 'Princess Victoria', 20 December 1916, and marched into 3rd Australian Divisional Base Depot, Etaples, 21 December 1916; marched out to field, 25 January 1917, and taken on strength of 41st Bn, 26 January 1916.

Found guilty in the field, 30 April 1917, of being absent without leave, 9.00 am, 14 April, to 9.00 am, 16 April 1917: fined 28 days' pay; forfeited total of 31 days' pay. To Pigeon School, 27 August 1917; rejoined unit, 31 August 1917.

Found guilty in the field, 11 September 1917, of drunkenness, 10 September 1917: awarded 7 days' Field Punishment No 2. Marched into Australian Infantry Base Depot, Rouelles, 4 January 1918.

Found guilty at Rouelles, 15 January 1918, of drunkenness: awarded 7 days' Field Punishment No 2. Proceeded to England from Rouelles, 15 January 1918, and marched into No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 16 January 1918.

Commenced return to Australia, 1 January 1918. Discharged as being medically unfit for service, Brisbane, 19 May 1918 (age, rheumatism).

Medals not listed.

Found dead at Dubbo, 19 December 1934.
Date of death19 December 1934
SourcesNAA: B2455, MOORE James

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