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Harold Eric MOODY

Date of birth23 March 1893
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSolicitor
Address213 Jeffcott Street, North Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Height5' 10"
Weight151 lbs
Next of kinC P Moody, Tattersall's Club, Adelaide, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed in 34th Battery, Australian Field Artillery, Citizen Military Forces; still serving at time of AIF enlistment.
Enlistment date20 August 1914
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit nameDivisional Ammunition Column 1, Reinforcement 7
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/89/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Persia on 10 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Division Artillery
FateDied of wounds 27 August 1916
Place of burialPuchevillers British Cemetery (Plot III, Row A, Grave No. 12), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
13
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated on Supreme Court Roll of Honour, Adelaide, South Australia. Inscription ('Those Who Fell') reads: 'Ante diem periit sed miles sed pro patria' ['He died before his time, but as a soldier, and for his country.' From the poem 'Clifton chapel' by Henry Newbolt]. Parents: Clarence Percival and Eleanor Maud MOODY, 'Newcastle Sun', Newcastle, New South Wales. Native of Adelaide, South Australia. Photo: Peter Dennis
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, MOODY Harold Eric

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