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James Alexander MOORE

Regimental number400
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
Address51 Rochester Street, Camperdown, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation37
Next of kinWife, Mrs Elsie May Moore, 51 Rochester Street, Camperdown, New South Wales
Enlistment date15 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit name20th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 25 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll20th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal

Recommendation date: 18 June 1916

Cross of the Karageorge (1st Class) Serbia

Recommendation date: 13 September 1916

FateReturned to Australia 7 June 1918

Military Medal

'This N.C.O. had charge of a bombing party in a post within 15 feet of the enemy's post on RUSSELL'S TOP, GALLIPOLI. On several occasions he, by his personal efforts, maintained a superiority in bombing and at great personal risk. On night of evacuation - 20th December 1915 - he remained out in a listening post for seven hours.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 62
Date: 19 April 1917

Cross of Karageorge - 1st Class (with swords) (Serbia)

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 169
Date: 4 October 1917

Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: Military Medal, Cross of Karageorge, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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