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Newton MOORE

Regimental number2683
Place of birthGin Gin, Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationRailway porter
AddressMrs E Mundy, Scotts Street, Guildford, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Height5' 3"
Weight134 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Mundy, Scotts Street, Guildford, Western Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date23 June 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll18 June 1915
Place of enlistmentPerth, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 2 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll48th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 27 July 1917
Discharge date18 October 1917
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Embarked Alexandria to join unit at Gallipoli, 18 October 1915.

Admitted to HS 'Galeka', 4 November 1915 (haemorrhoids); transferred to No 2 Australian Convalescent Depot, Heliopolis, 7 November 1915; discharged to duty, 10 December 1915.

Transferred to 48th Bn, 3 March 1916.

Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 2 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 9 June 1916.

Wounded in action, 6 August 1916 (shrapnel wound, leg); admitted to 44th Casualty Clearing Station, 7 August 1916; transferred to 4th General Hospital, Camiers, 8 August 1916, and transferred to Ambulance Train No 15; to England, 12 August 1916, and admitted to [?] Hospital, Leicester, 13 August 1916. Marched in to No 1 Command Depot, Perham Downs, from hospital, 15 September 1916.

Granted furlough, 16 September 1916; reported back to No 1 Command Depot from furlough, 2 October 1916.

Marched in to No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 4 May 1917.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Euripides', 21 July 1917; discharged (medically unfit), Perth, 18 October 1917.

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

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