Hayward Hugh MOFFAT MC

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MOFFAT, Hayward Hugh

Service Number: 43
Enlisted: 1 October 1914
Last Rank: Captain
Last Unit: 1st Infantry Battalion
Born: Albury, New South Wales, Australia , June 1886
Home Town: Longreach, Longreach, Queensland
Schooling: Newington College 1903-1904
Occupation: Pastoralist
Died: Died of wounds, France, 21 September 1918
Cemetery: La Chapelette British and Indian Cemetery, Peronne
Plot 1,Row H, Grave No. 5
Memorials: Longreach War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

1 Oct 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Trooper, SN 43, 6th Light Horse Regiment
1 Oct 1914: Promoted AIF WW1, Sergeant, 6th Light Horse Regiment
21 Dec 1914: Embarked Trooper, SN 43, 6th Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Suevic, Sydney
21 Dec 1914: Involvement Trooper, SN 43, 6th Light Horse Regiment
31 May 1915: Wounded AIF WW1, Sergeant, SN 43, 6th Light Horse Regiment, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli, GSW to head/face over left eye
24 Feb 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Sergeant, 1st Infantry Battalion
12 Mar 1916: Promoted AIF WW1, Second Lieutenant, 1st Infantry Battalion
10 Jul 1916: Promoted AIF WW1, Lieutenant, 1st Infantry Battalion
30 Nov 1916: Honoured Military Cross, Aust Gazette #176 On July 28/29 at Sailly-sur-la-Lys, France, for conspicuous gallantry during a raid he ably assisted his superiour officer during the withdrawal under heavy fire and finally carried back a wounded officer.
24 Apr 1917: Promoted AIF WW1, Captain, 1st Infantry Battalion
21 Sep 1918: Involvement Captain, 1st Infantry Battalion

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