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Charles Launcelot MOULE

Place of birthN/A South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
Address35 Walkerville Road, East Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinSister, Miss K H Moule, Wagin, Western Australia
Enlistment dateNO ENTRY
Rank on enlistmentLieutenant
Unit name10th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 1 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll50th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches

Recommendation date: "20 September 1917

Military Cross

Recommendation date: 23 October 1917"

FateDied of wounds 19 October 1917
Place of burialNine Elms British Cemetery (Plot VI, Row A, Grave No. 1), Poperinghe, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Harriet MOULE. Native of Adelaide, South Australia

Military Cross

'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. When he was at a forward dump, a heavy hostile barrage was put down in the vicinity. Despite this, he commenced unloading, and although several casualties were sustained amongst the men and horses, he continued until his task was completed, when he was wounded. He set a splendid example of gallantry and dogged determination. On numerous other occasions he rendered most excellent service under heavy fire in getting forward rations and stores.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 185
Date: 27 November 1918

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

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