Christopher Temby MOODY

Badge Number: S1075, Sub Branch: Balaklava

MOODY, Christopher Temby

Service Numbers: 9645, S76953
Enlisted: 30 April 1942, Balaklava, SA
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: 10th (Lower/Mid North S.A.) Battalion Volunteer Defence Corps
Born: Mallala, South Australia, 17 March 1894
Home Town: Mallala, Mallala, South Australia
Schooling: Mallala Public School and Grace Plains School
Occupation: Farmer
Died: 1971, cause of death not yet discovered, place of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Mallala District of Grace WW1 Roll of Honor, Mallala Grace Plains School Honor Roll, Mallala Public School Roll of Honor
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World War 1 Service

31 May 1916: Involvement Driver, SN 9645, 11th Field Company Engineers
31 May 1916: Embarked Driver, SN 9645, 11th Field Company Engineers, HMAT Suevic, Adelaide

World War 2 Service

30 Apr 1942: Involvement Sergeant, SN S76953, 10th (Lower/Mid North S.A.) Battalion Volunteer Defence Corps
30 Apr 1942: Enlisted Balaklava, SA
12 Oct 1945: Discharged

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Biography contributed by Kathleen Bambridge

Joined the RSL 1920  then again in 1923  and continuous 1958.  President 1 years, vice President 1 year, secretary 3 years and the committee 15 years.  His knowledge of the League and sub branch matters was of untold value in rehabilitating WW11 diggers. Christopher was on the State council for 3 years.  Mr Moody also served 15 years as a Legatee.  Served as secretary of War Memorial Committee.  Worked on the local Repatriation Committee.   Keen supporter of anything which benifited the community.  He was awarded a Life Membership in July 1958 of the RSL.