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Wilfred Stanley MOORS

Regimental number2049
Place of birthTenterfield England
ReligionChurch of England
Addressc/o Bank of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinJ Moon, c/o Bank of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date12 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name19th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/36/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 9 August 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll18th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Cross

'Work near Westhoek on 20 September 1917.'
Recommendation date: "25 and 27 September 1917"

FateReturned to Australia 10 April 1919

Military Cross

'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. By his splendid example he led his men to the atack with reat vigour. He very skilfully took command of his company after the company commander had beocme a casualty. He rushed a strong point single handed and was responsible for its capture. By his fine example he kept up his men's spirits under heavy fire, establishing and garrisoning an important tatical position.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 110
Date: 25 July 1918

Other detailsMedals: Military Cross, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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