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William MOORE

Regimental number3393
Place of birthAraluen, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationEngine dresser
AddressHariet Villa, Bright, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Height5' 7"
Weight130 lbs
Next of kinFather, W Moore, Hariet Villa, Bright, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date27 July 1915
Place of enlistmentGoulburn, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 13 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll53rd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 19 July 1916
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialFromelles (Pheasant Wood) Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row F, Grave No 8), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William Angus and Rose Eleanor MOORE, Harrietville, Victoria
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Admitted to 4th Auxiliary Hospital, Abbassia, 7 December 1915 (mumps); discharged to duty, 4 January 1916.

Allotted to and proceeded to join 53rd Bn, and taken on strength, Tel el Kebir, 16 February 1916.

Allotted to Bn Machine Gun Section, Ismailia, 2 May 1916.

Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 19 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 28 June 1916.

Reported Missing in Action, 19 July 1916.

Court of Enquiry, held in the field, 2 September 1917, pronounced fate as 'Killed in Action, 19 July 1916'.

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

Originally listed as 'No Known Grave' and commemorated at V.C. Corner (Panel No 8), Australian Cemetery, Fromelles; subsequently (2010) identified, and interred in the Fromelles (Pheasant Wood) Military Cemetery, France.
SourcesNAA: B2455, MOORE William
Red Cross File No 1810807

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