Alfred Foxall MOORE

MOORE, Alfred Foxall

Service Numbers: 351, V352746
Enlisted: 12 September 1914
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: Volunteer Defence Corps (VIC)
Born: Enfield, England, 3 September 1894
Home Town: Wallington, Greater Geelong, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Geelong, Victoria, Australia, 17 September 1973, aged 79 years, cause of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Geelong Eastern Cemetery, Victoria
Geelong East Cemetery, Lawn G, C 194.
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World War 1 Service

12 Sep 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 351, 14th Infantry Battalion
22 Dec 1914: Embarked Private, SN 351, 14th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ulysses, Melbourne
22 Dec 1914: Involvement Private, SN 351, 14th Infantry Battalion

World War 2 Service

26 Mar 1942: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Private, SN V352746
6 Aug 1942: Discharged Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Private, SN V352746, Volunteer Defence Corps (VIC)

Life after Gallipoli

After his return in 1917
from Gallipoli, Alf Moore
worked for a couple of years at
the Newport Railway Workshops
as an accountant. However, he
had to give that up after a few
years because his health wasn’t
the best – the injuries he had
received at Gallipoli were the
trouble. His face and head were
pockmarked with shrapnel and as
late as the mid forties he had an
operation to remove a piece of
shrapnel that was pressing on his
brain and causing him a lot of
Alf and Lottie were
married on 1st March 1919 and
went to live in a new home in
Hampton Street Middle Brighton
at the corner of Pine Street. They
had no children and later moved
to Mt.Bute and farmed [wheat?]
on a Soldier Settlement block until
they were forced by Alf’s failing
health to move to Grubb Road,
Wallington. After Alf’s death,
Lottie moved into Ocean Grove.

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