Robert MOORE

Regimental number2810
Place of birthBedigo, Victoria
OccupationTackle hand
AddressIffla Street, South Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation36
Height5' 7"
Weight147 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs M. Moore, Iffla Street, South Melbourne, Victoria
Previous military service5th Battalion (Volunteers; 5 years service)
Enlistment date2 July 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A16 Star Of Victoria on 10 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll58th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 16 July 1917
Date of death25 April 1919
Age at death from cemetery records40
Place of burialCoburg Cemetery (Portion Church of England, Grave No. 696), Coburg, Victoria
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Isaac and Louisa MOORE; husband of Mabel Ramsay MOORE. Native of Bendigo, Victoria. Plaque in Garden of Remembrance, Victoria.
Discharge date24 January 1918
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Taken on strength of 6th Bn, Tel el Kebir, 7 January 1916.

Transferred to 58th Bn, 17 February 1916, and taken on strength of 58th Bn, Serapeum, the same day.

Promoted Corporal, Tel el Kebir, 22 February 1916.

Promoted Sergeant, Ferry Post, 11 May 1916.

Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 17 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 23 June 1916.

Wounded in action, 15 July 1916; admitted to No 15 Field Ambulance, 15 July 1916 (shrapnel wound, knee); transferred to No 1 Australian Casualty Clearing Station, 15 July 1916; to No 3 Canadian Stationary Hospital, Boulogne, 17 July 1916; to England, 20 July 1916; to Chatham Military Hospital, 21 July 1916 (shrapnel wound, left knee, compound fracture); dangerously ill, 4 September 1916; left leg amputated in the middle of the thigh, 15 September 1916; transferred to No 1 Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Harefield, 4 October 1916; to No 2 Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Southall, 10 January 1917 (amputated left leg); discharged to furlough, 18 May 1917.

Readmitted to No 2 Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Southall, 17 June 1917, from furlough; discharged to depot, 15 July 1917.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Kanowna', 16 July 1917; disembarked Melbourne, 11 September 1917; discharged Melbourne (medically unfit), 24 January 1918.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to war service.
SourcesNAA: B2455, MOORE Robert