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Coryndon Henry LUXMOORE

Regimental number1330
Date of birth20 December 1871
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStation manager
AddressNorth Quay, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation42
Next of kinWife, Mrs Harriet Augusta Luxmoore, North Quay Brisbane, Queensland
Enlistment date3 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name15th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/32/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Lieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 29 August 1915
Other details

Wounded in action, Gallipoli, date not recorded (bullet wound, hand); admitted to No 2 Australian General Hospital, Gezireh, 5 May 1915; transferred to Ras el Tin Convalescent Home, 6 July 1915; rejoined Bn, Gallipoli, 28 July 1915.

Appointed 2nd Lieutenant, 31 July 1915.

Wounded in action, 7 August 1915 (gun shot wound, left shoulder and head), and admitted to HS 'Delta'; transferred to No 1 Australian General Hospital, Heliopolis, 11 August 1915 ('improving').

Invalided to Australia, 28 August 1915, and granted 3 months' leave.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Euripides', 29 August 1915.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsFirst given name incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as Coryman. See other entry for second period of service.
SourcesNAA: B2455, LUXMOORE Coryndon Henry

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