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John Bede MOYLAN

Regimental number435
Place of birthCrookwell, New South Wales
Place of birthSingleton, New South Wales
SchoolGrammar School, Singleton, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationMounted Police
AddressPolice Station, Rylstone, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation36
Next of kinWife, Mrs A.H. Moylan, Rockley via George's Place, New South Wales
Enlistment date1 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentLance Corporal
Unit name1st Light Horse Regiment, C Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/6/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A16 Star of Victoria on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Light Horse Regiment
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Cross

Recommendation date: "Unspecified"

FateDied of disease 28 September 1918
Age at death42
Age at death from cemetery records42
Place of burialGaza War Cemetery (Plot XXXII, Row G, Grave No. 7), Palestine
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Manly West Cemetery, New South Wales. Parents: Michael (d. 15 January 1910, aged 71; bu. Manly West Cemetery) and Elizabeth (d. 21 February 1926, aged 73; bu. Manly West) MOYLAN; husband of A.H. MOYLAN, Rockley, New South Wales

Military Cross

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 165
Date: 24 October 1918

Family/military connectionsBrother: 1406 Pte Septimus MOYLAN, 1st Pioneer Bn, died of disease, 24 December 1916.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Palestine

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

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