George Ernest MOORE

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MOORE, George Ernest

Service Number: 1690
Enlisted: 11 January 1915, Enlisted at Melbourne
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 5th Infantry Battalion
Born: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1887
Home Town: Murrumbeena, Glen Eira, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Carpenter
Died: Illness (Dysentery), At sea (HS Scotian), 24 August 1915
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
No known grave Panel 24
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing
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World War 1 Service

11 Jan 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1690, 5th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Melbourne
19 Feb 1915: Involvement Private, SN 1690, 5th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
19 Feb 1915: Embarked Private, SN 1690, 5th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Runic, Melbourne
8 May 1915: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 1690, 5th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli, Slight gunshot wound to the leg and invalided to Egypt

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Husband of  May Moore of 114 Hope Street, South Yarra, Vic. Later known as May Cooper of 234 Barkly Street, St Kilda, Vic.

Father of George Albert Moore

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