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James Patrick MOORE

Regimental number1579
Place of birthCarrick-on-Shannon, Ireland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationColt breaker
AddressAuburn, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Height5' 5"
Weight136 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs. Mary Ellen Moore, Belfast, Ireland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date19 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll10 August 1915
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 18 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 10 July 1919
Discharge date3 October 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Palestine

Found guilty, Shellal, 13 June 1917, of disobedience of Standing Orders, i.e. eating emergency rations without permission: forfeited 1 day's pay.

Admitted to 3rd Light Horse Field Ambulance, 7 July 1917, and transferred same day to 5th Mounted Brigade Field Ambulance (debility); discharged to duty, 14 July 1917.

Admitted to Rest Camp, Port Said, 28 August 1917; rejoined unit, 7 September 1918 (no further details recorded).

Appointed Lance Corporal, 20 July 1918.

Wounded and remained at duty, 11 August 1918.

Admitted to 26th Casualty Clearing Station, 4 September 1918; transferred to 47th Stationary Hospital, Gaza, 10 September 1918; to 44th Stationary Hospital, Kantara, 12 September 1918; to 14th Australian General Hospital, Port Said, 12 September 1918 (influenza); to Desert Mounted Corps Rest Camp, Port Said,, 24 September 1918; to 14th Australian General Hospital, 30 September 1918 (pyrexia); to Rest Camp, 2 November 1918; to 3rd Light Horse Training Regiment, 23 November 1918; to 9th Light Horse Regiment, 28 January 1919.

Admitted to 3rd Light Horse Field Ambulance, 30 March 1919; discharged same day (no further details).

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Oxfordshire', 10 July 1919; disembarked Adelaide, 10 August 1919; discharged, Adelaide, 3 October 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of deathOctober 1954
Place of burialKimba Cemetery, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, MOORE James Patrick

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