Samuel Vincent (Vin) MOORE


MOORE, Samuel Vincent

Service Number: 301
Enlisted: 15 September 1914, Ararat, Victoria
Last Rank: Lieutenant
Last Unit: 8th Light Horse Regiment
Born: Murtoa, Victoria, Australia, 8 April 1893
Home Town: Ararat, Ararat, Victoria
Schooling: Ararat High School, Victoria, Australia
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Died of Wounds, Palestine, 1 December 1917, aged 24 years
Cemetery: Jerusalem War Cemetery
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

15 Sep 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 301, 8th Light Horse Regiment, Ararat, Victoria
25 Feb 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Sergeant, SN 301, 8th Light Horse Regiment, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
25 Feb 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Sergeant, SN 301, 8th Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Star of Victoria, Melbourne
6 Feb 1917: Embarked AIF WW1, Second Lieutenant, 8th Light Horse Regiment, RMS Karmala, Melbourne
1 Dec 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Lieutenant, 8th Light Horse Regiment

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Samuel was the son of John MOORE and Louisa Elizabeth WYNNE

He married Doris Osborne CLARK in Victoria in 1916 - they had one son, Colin Vincent MOORE born 1917


"...Lieutenant Samuel Vincent Moore, 8th Light Horse Regiment, of Melbourne... A farmer prior to enlisting in September 1914, Lt Moore embarked with the 8th Light Horse Regiment, 25 Reinforcements, from Melbourne on board RMS Karmala on 6 February 1917. He served at Gallipoli and in Egypt. Lt Moore died of wounds on 1 December 1917. He was 23 years of age." - SOURCE (