|Place of birth||South Brighton, Victoria|
|School||State School No 1111, Moorabbin, Victoria|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Swan Pool, Chelsea, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||27|
|Next of kin||Father, W Black, Swan Pool, Chelsea, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||14th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/31/4|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||14th Battalion|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Place of death or wounding||France|
|Date of death|
|Age at death||28|
|Age at death from cemetery records||29|
|Place of burial||Queant Road Cemetery (Plot VI, Row B, Grave No. 32), France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: William and Annie Maria Agnes BLACK, Swanpool, Chelsea, Victoria, Australia|
|Family/military connections||Brother: 68 Sergeant Sidney Rupert BLACK, 22nd Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 16 October 1918.|
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Embarked Sydney, 4 April 1916; disembarked Egypt (date not recorded).
Embarked Alexandria, 6 June 1916; disembarked Plymouth, England, 16 June 1916, and marched in to 4th Training Bn, Rollestone.
Proceeded overseas to France, 21 July 1916; taken on strength, 14th Bn, in the field, 6 September 1916.
Appointed Lance Corporal, 18 August 1917.
Reported missing in action, 11 April 1917.
Court of Enquiry, held at Predefin, 13 November 1917, declared fate to be 'Killed in action, 11 April 1917'.
Statement, Red Cross File No 0400306D, 6150 Pte A. MOSS, C Company, 14th Bn, 22 October 1917: 'He was about 26 years of age, medium height and build, clean shaven and dark. He played football well. I saw him killed at Bullecourt on the morning of the 11th April, 1917, breaking day. I was alongside him when a bullet killed him instantly, shot through the heart, when in "No man's land", near the German wires. We did not hold the ground. Our dead were left behind.'Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, BLACK Donald Clarence Roy
Red Cross File No 0400306D