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Donald Ticehurst MOORE

Date of birth28 March 1892
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationClerk
Address168 William Street, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinT H Moore, 168 William Street, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date28 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentLieutenant
Unit name3rd Battalion D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant-Colonel
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Battalion
Promotions

Lieutenant Colonel


Unit: 3rd Battalion
Promotion date: 9 December 1916

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', Supplement, No. 29455 (28 January 1916); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 44 (6 April 1916).

Military Cross


Recommendation date: 6 August 1915

Distinguished Service Order


'Able command of Battalion during operations against Hindenburg Line 3-8 May 1917, showing coolness, determination and initiative.'
Recommendation date: 30 July 1916

Ordre de La Couronne Officer (Belgium)


'For marked devotion to duty and able command of Battalion both in and out of the line for period 26 February-20 September 1917.'
Recommendation date: 14 May 1917

Mention in Despatches


'Work at Chuignolles and Chuignes on 23 August 1918'
Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 29890 (2 January 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 103 (29 June 1917).

Bar to Distinguished Service Order


'Work at Hazebrouck from 13 April to 3 August 1918 and near Villers Bretonneux from 8 August to 25 September 1918.'
Recommendation date: 27 August 1918

Companion of the Order of St.Michael and St.George.


Recommendation date: 25 September 1918"

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31089 (31 December 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 61 (23 May 1919).

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and gazetted, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 30448 (28 December 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 57 (18 April 1918).

FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Medals

Distinguished Service Order

'For conspicuous gallantry when leading his men during an attack under very heavy shell fire. He led through an intense barrage to an advanced position in the line just captured.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 44
Date: 6 April 1916

Croix de Guerre (France)


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 110
Date: 25 July 1918

CMG


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 61
Date: 23 May 1919

Order de la Couronne (Belgium)


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 9
Date: 24 January 1918

Family/military connectionsBrother: Lt James Anderson MOORE, 18th Bn, killed in action, 22 August 1915.
Other detailsMedals: Distinguished Service Order, Croix de Guerre (France), CMG, Order de la Couronne (Belgium), 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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