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Thomas Joseph Adrion MORONEY

Regimental number2404
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
Addressc/o Mrs Connors, 738 Clarence Street, Geelong West, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFoster Mother, Mrs A Connors, 738 Clarence Street, Geelong West, Victoria
Enlistment date13 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 16 July 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Medals

Distinguished Conduct Medal

'For conspicuous bravery and devotion to duty. For three days and nights continuously he tended the wounded, carrying them to the dressing station under intense shell fire and totally regardless of danger. The battalion casualties reached 241, and his energy and self-sacrifice were beyond praise.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 189
Date: 8 November 1917

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