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Basil Raymond MOORE

Regimental number1213
Place of birthHobart Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
AddressHillcot, New Norfolk, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Moore, Hillcot, Lachlan, Tasmania
Enlistment date21 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit name15th Battalion, H Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/32/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A40 Ceramic on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)


Recommendation date: "16 August 1917

Military Cross

Recommendation date: 25 September 1918"


Military Cross

'For marked gallantry during the attack west of Bellenglise, north of St. Quentin, on 18th September 1918. He led his platoon in an assault in face of heavy machine gun fire, from an old building surrounded by a hedge. Whilst Lewis gunners engaged the enemy he led the remainder of his platoon round the flank, and, after killing several of the enemy, took fifty-five prisoners and several machine guns.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 10
Date: 29 January 1920

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

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