Ronald James MOSELEY

Badge Number: 30625, Sub Branch: Keith
30625

MOSELEY, Ronald James

Service Numbers: 20330, 75331
Enlisted: 22 April 1917
Last Rank: Lieutenant
Last Unit: 8th (SA) Battalion Volunteer Defence Corps (VDC)
Born: Adelaide, South Australia, Australia, 1 November 1898
Home Town: Clare, Clare and Gilbert Valleys, South Australia
Schooling: Prince Alfred College, Adelaide, South Australia
Occupation: Sheep Hand
Died: 14 July 1990, aged 91 years, cause of death not yet discovered, place of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Keith War Memorial, Kent Town Wesleyan Methodist Church WW1 Honour Roll
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World War 1 Service

22 Apr 1917: Enlisted AIF WW1, SN 20330, 1st Divisional Signal Company
21 Nov 1917: Involvement Sapper, SN 20330, 1st Divisional Signal Company
21 Nov 1917: Embarked Sapper, SN 20330, 1st Divisional Signal Company, HMAT Nestor, Melbourne
11 Nov 1918: Involvement Sapper, SN 20330

World War 2 Service

30 Apr 1942: Enlisted Keith, SA
30 Apr 1942: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Lieutenant, SN 75331, 8th (SA) Battalion Volunteer Defence Corps (VDC)
13 Dec 1947: Discharged Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Lieutenant, SN 75331, 8th (SA) Battalion Volunteer Defence Corps (VDC)

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Biography contributed by Modbury High School

Ronald James Moseley was born in Adelaide, South Australia, on the 1st of November, 1898. Before enlisting, he worked as a sheep hand. He served in both World War One and World War Two. He got married on the 13th of June, 1918 to Marjory.

He enlisted for the First World War on the 22nd of April, 1917, and for the Second World War on the 30th of April 1942. In the First World War, he enlisted in Clare, but the second time, he enlisted in Keith.

On the 21th of November, 1917, he embarked on the HMAT Nestor from Melbourne.

In both wars, he returned home at the end of his military service.

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