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George Douglas MOORE

Regimental number211
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
SchoolChristian Brothers School, Sydney, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22.9
Height5' 11.75"
Weight166 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Alexander Waugh, Roebourne, Western Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date16 September 1914
Place of enlistmentPerth, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentLance Corporal
Unit name16th Battalion, E Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 8 August 1915
Place of death or woundingHill 971, Gallipoli, Turkey
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialBeach Cemetery (Plot II, Row G, Grave No. 7), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
80
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of Jessie WAUGH (formerly MOORE), 301 Robert's Road, Subiaco, Western Australia, and the late Walter MOORE. Native of Sydney, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Embarked Alexandria to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force (Gallipoli Campaign), 12 April 1915.

Wounded in action, 2 May 1915 (bullet wound, scrotum, left leg); admitted to No 2 General Hospital, Egypt, 3 May 1915; discharged to Base Details, Zeitoun, 14 May 1915; listed as 'fit for duty', 19 May 1915.

Killed in action, 8 August 1915.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, MOORE George Douglas

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