James MOORE

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MOORE, James

Service Numbers: 2730, 2730A
Enlisted: 27 July 1915, Adelaide, South Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 50th Infantry Battalion
Born: Port Victor, South Australia, 5 March 1888
Home Town: Mile End, City of West Torrens, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Butcher
Died: Killed in Action, Mouquet Farm, France, 16 August 1916, aged 28 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
No known grave
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial (Australian National Memorial - France)
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World War 1 Service

27 Jul 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2730, Adelaide, South Australia
27 Oct 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2730, 27th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
27 Oct 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 2730, 27th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Benalla, Adelaide
2 Apr 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 50th Infantry Battalion, Transferred fro the 10th Battalion to the 50th Battalion
16 Aug 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2730A, 50th Infantry Battalion, Mouquet Farm

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Edwin Moore and Norah (nee Kean) Moore; brother of Edwin George Moore, Percy Moore and Margaret Gertrude Moore. Father of ex-nuptial daughter, Joyce Dardenella Freeman; Joyce's mother was Silvier Anicia Dorkinda Freeman who had left the child with Mrs Myrtle Lola Maud Mason who later signed as Trustee with the State Children's Department.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal