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872447
  • Title
    Moore letters and papers, 10 February 1907-15 March 1918 / Ralph Ingram Moore
  • Creator
  • Level of description
    Collection
  • Date

    10 February 1907-15 March 1918
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    872447
  • Issue Copy
    Microfilm : CY 4920, frames 1-538
  • Physical Description
    0.05 metres of textual material (1 box) - manuscript
  • ADMINISTRATIVE/ BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY

    Captain Ralph Ingram Moore, M.C., D.C.M., a mining engineer of Summer Hill, Sydney was born in Armidale, New South Wales. He enlisted at the age of 26 as a private in 3rd Australian Infantry Battalion, A.I.F. Sept. 1914 and embarked from Sydney on the troopship Euripides, 20 Oct. 1914. He served in Gallipoli, 1915-1916 and in France, 1917. He was awarded the Distinguished Conduct Medal for exceptional courage at Gaba Tepe, Gallipoli in Apr. 1915, and the Military Cross, Apr. 1916. He was killed in action in Belgium 7 Oct. 1917.
    Eric Moore, his brother, was a wireless operator on S. S. Euripides and served on other ships, later transferring to the Naval Air Service.
  • Scope and Content
    ITEM 01
    Ralph Ingram Moore letters, 10 February 1907-15 March 1918

    ITEM 02
    Ralph Ingram Moore papers, ca. 1918
  • Source
    Presented by Miss Moore Part of the European War Collecting Project (also known as the Soldiers' Diaries Collection or War Diaries Collection), established by the Trustees of the Mitchell Library in 1918
  • General note

    State Library of New South Wales collection of World War I letters
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