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Harry Brookes MOSS

Regimental number1295
Date of birth23 October 1892
Place of birthSalisbury, South Australia
SchoolSalisbury Public School, South Australia
ReligionCongregational
OccupationGardener
AddressSalisbury, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Edwin Moss, Salisbury, South Australia
Enlistment date26 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 14 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 10 July 1919
Discharge date9 September 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 5799 Pte Wilfred Joseph MOSS, 10th Bn, killed in action, 8 April 1917.
Other details

War service: embarked from Adelaide, 14 September 1915. Taken on strength, Mudros, 18 December 1915. Evacuated from Mudros, and disembarked at Alexandria, 27 December 1915.

Detached to School of Instruction, Zeitoun, Egypt, 29 October 1916; returned to duty, 10 December 1916, having qualified in the signalling course.

Admitted to Rest Camp, Marakeb, 14 July 1917 (debility); returned to duty, 23 July 1917.

Admitted to hospital, 21 June 1918; transferred to Convalescent Depot, Boulac, 15 July 1918 (pyrexia, unknown origin); rejoined 9th Light Horse, 17 October 1918.

Embarked from Beirut, 4 November 1918; disembarked Alexandria, and admitted to 14th Australian General Hospital, Port Said, 7 November 1918.

Promoted Temporary Signalling sergeant, 6 May 1919.

Commenced return to Australia on board 'Oxfordshire', 10 July 1919; disembarked Adelaide, 10 August 1919; discharged, 9 September 1919.

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

Date of death--/01/1949
Age at death56
Place of burialBerri Cemetery, South Australia

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