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Alexander Moore FORBES

Date of birth19 May 1892
OccupationRMC Student
Address'Temora', Williams Road, Toorak, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Height5' 8.5"
Weight142 lbs
Next of kinA S Forbes, Swanston House, Chudleigh, Devonshire, England
Enlistment date14 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentLieutenant
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 2, Battery 6
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/30/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollMajor
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Division Artillery
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches

Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31089 (31 December 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 61 (23 May 1919).

FateReturned to Australia 3 January 1919
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)No details of fate entered on Nominal Roll.

Military Cross

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 103
Date: 29 June 1917

Discharge date2 March 1920
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Mantua', 3 January 1920; arrived Australia, 10 February 1920; appointment terminated (discharged), Melbourne, 2 March 1920.

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

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