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Herbert MOSS

Regimental number126
Place of birthDorothy Terrace, New Eltham, Kent, England
SchoolLondon Board School, England
Age on arrival in Australia18
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Moss, 182 Queens Road, Upton Park, England
Previous military serviceServed for 6 months in Special Reserves of Royal Field Artillery.
Enlistment date19 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A24 Benalla on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 25-26 April 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death21
Place of burialShell Green Cemetery (Artillery Road Plot 8), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
53
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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