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Place of birthMadras India
ReligionRoman Catholic
Address204 Davey Street, Hobart, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, George Edward Brettingham Moore, 204 Davey Street, Hobart, Tasmania
Enlistment date24 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentLieutenant
Unit name15th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/32/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 27 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches

Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 29890 (2 January 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 103 (29 June 1917).

FateReturned to Australia 24 November 1916

Distinguished Service Order

'For conspicuous gallantry during operations. He cleared his trench of the enemy with great determination, and, hearing that some of the enemy wanted to surrender, he went towards them and drove them out of the dug-outs with his revolver to the part of the trench held by us, where they were taken by our men. He was wounded at the time.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 62
Date: 19 April 1917

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