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George William MOSS

Regimental number1164
Place of birthPontypool, Wales
Age on arrival in Australia24
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationGardener
AddressOxford Street, West Paddington, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation44
Next of kinWife, Mrs Sarah Ann Moss, Oxford Street, West Paddington, Brisbane, Queensland
Previous military serviceServed in the 2/24 Foot Moreton Regiment for 16 years.
Enlistment date31 October 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll30 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularServed through Zulu Campaign 1879; also Boer War- relief of Kimberley; also at the capture of Cronje, Pardeburg.
FateKilled in Action 25 April 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death45
Age at death from cemetery records45
Place of burialBaby 700 Cemetery (Special Memorial 7), Galllipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
57
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George William and Mary Ann MOSS; husband of Mrs S.A. MOSS, Oxford Street, West Paddington, Brisbane. Native of Pontypool, Wales
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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