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Ralph Ingram MOORE

Regimental number1151
Place of birthArmidale, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMining engineer
AddressRoseneath, Liverpool Road, Summer Hill, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, John Moore, Roseneath, Liverpool Road, Summer Hill, New South Wales
Enlistment date1 September 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll23 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion F Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 20 October 1914
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches

Refers 25-29 April 1915
Awarded, and gazetted, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 29251 (5 August 1915); 'Commonwealth Gazette', No. 133 (28 October 1915).
Recommendation date: Unspecified

Distinguished Conduct Medal

Recommendation date: Unspecified

FateKilled in Action 7 October 1917
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialAeroplane Cemetery (Plot II, Row C, Grave No. 18), Ypres, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of John MOORE; husband of Jane MOORE

Distinguished Conduct Medal

'From 25th until 29th April, 1915, during operations near Gaba Tepe. Commanded his section under heavy and continuous fire from snipers who were within 30 yards of his trench. He displayed exceptional courage in twice advancing alone about 20 yards, and on the second occasion he accounted for five of the enemy.'
Source: 'London Gazette' No. 6545
Date: 3 July 1915

Military Cross

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 44
Date: 6 April 1916

Family/military connectionsCousin: 85 Pte Harry Bowlin NOAD, 2nd Bn, killed in action, 25 April 1915.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: Military Cross, Distinguished Conduct Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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