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William Elphick MOON

Regimental number22423
Place of birthBallarat Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationWaiter
Address4 Fawkner Street, St Kilda, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, J O Moon, 1114 Dana Street, Ballarat, Victoria
Enlistment date24 November 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll29 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameHowitzer Brigade 23, Brigade Ammunition Column
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/133/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 20 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 25 June 1917
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialPont D'Achelles Military Cemetery (Plot II, Row D, Grave No. 13), Nieppe, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
15
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated on Christ Church Anglican Cathedral Roll of Honour, Ballarat, Victoria. Parents: Jacob and Isabella MOON, 1114, Dana Street, Ballarat, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother: 63 Sergeant Phillip William G E MOON, 8th Bn, killed in action, 19 June 1915.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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