William McGregor MOORE

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MOORE, William McGregor

Service Number: 2108
Enlisted: 26 April 1916
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 41st Infantry Battalion
Born: Boulia, Queensland, Australia, 27 May 1893
Home Town: Cloncurry, Cloncurry, Queensland
Schooling: State School Qld.
Occupation: Carpenter
Died: Killed in Service, Messines, Belgium, 1 August 1917, aged 24 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Panel number 134, Roll of Honour, Australian War Memorial
Memorials: "The Monument" Cloncurry, 41st Battalion Roll of Honour, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Cloncurry & District, Cloncurry War Memorial, Menin Gate Memorial (Commonwealth Memorial to the Missing of the Ypres Salient)
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World War 1 Service

26 Apr 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2108, 41st Infantry Battalion
7 Sep 1916: Involvement Private, SN 2108, 41st Infantry Battalion, Third Ypres
7 Sep 1916: Embarked Private, SN 2108, 41st Infantry Battalion, HMAT Clan McGillivray, Brisbane

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Biography contributed by Paula Hanks

Private William McGregor Moore 2108 received: British War Medal, Victory Medal. He served on the Western Front; Messines, Belgium where he was killed in action. He was 24 years old. Witnesses saw his body before a shell landed nearby. William McGregor Moore is one of the 6,178 Australians who have no known grave.