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Phillip William G E MOON

Regimental number63
Place of birthBallarat Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPainter
Address14 Dawson Street, Ballarat South, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Jacob O Moon, 14 Dawson Street, Ballarat South, Victoria
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name8th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A24 Benalla on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 19 June 1915
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialShrapnel Valley Cemetery (Plot II, Row C, Grave No. 27), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
53
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated on Christ Church Anglican Cathedral Roll of Honour, Ballarat, Victoria. Parents: Jacob and Isabella McLinlock MOON, 1114 Dana Street, Ballarat, Victoria. Native of Newlyn, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother: 22423 Gunner William Elphick MOON, 8th Field Artillery Brigade, killed in action, 25 June 1917.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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