James MORAN

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MORAN, James

Service Number: 2982
Enlisted: 2 February 1916, Casula, New South Wales
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 5th Machine Gun Battalion
Born: Newtown, New South Wales, 1891
Home Town: Newtown, Inner West, New South Wales
Schooling: Newtown Christian Brothers School
Occupation: Carter
Died: Died of wounds, Birmingham, England, 30 April 1918
Cemetery: Birmingham (Lodge Hill) Cemetery
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

2 Feb 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2982, Casula, New South Wales
14 Mar 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2982, 31st Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
14 Mar 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 2982, 31st Infantry Battalion, HMAT Anchises, Melbourne
17 Apr 1918: Wounded Private, SN 2982, 5th Machine Gun Battalion, Villers-Bretonneux, Gas
30 Apr 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2982, 5th Machine Gun Battalion

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Biography contributed by John Edwards

"...2982 Private James Moran, 5th Battalion, Australian Machine Gun Corps, of Newtown, NSW. Pte Moran enlisted on 2 February 1916, and as a member of the 31st Battalion reinforcements, he embarked from Melbourne, Vic, on 14 March 1916 aboard HMAT Anchises (A68). Pte Moran was wounded in action on the Western Front and was evacuated to England, where he died of his wounds on 30 April 1918, aged 27." - SOURCE (www.awm.gov.au)

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