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  • Title
    Series 01: May Ellen Dodgson Moore WWI papers, 1914-1955
  • Level of description
    series
  • Date

    1914-1955
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    1023920
  • Issue Copy
    Digitised : 2013
  • Physical Description
    0.03 metres of textual material (2 folders) - manuscript, printed
  • ADMINISTRATIVE/ BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY

    George Moore, a machinist and carpenter was born in Auckland, New Zealand and enlisted with the AIF in Sydney aged 33, Mar. 1917. He served with the 9th Field Company Engineers in France, was hospitalised with gas poisoning Sept. 1918 and returned to Australia on the Orca, Feb. 1919.

    His brother John (Jack) Moore, a cook, was born in Whangarei, New Zealand and enlisted aged 30 Aug. 1917 in 21st Reinforcements, 18th Battalion. He was wounded in action in France 14 May 1918 and again 26 May 1918 and returned to Australia Feb. 1919

    Sergeant Signaller Clarence W. Harris, a labourer of Gunbar, N.S.W., enlisted in the AIF aged 24, Feb. 1915 and served with the 36th Signallers, 19th Battalion at Gallipoli and France. He received the Military Medal for conspicuous bravery at Rainecourt, near Amiens, Sept. 1918 and returned to Australia on the Nestor, May 1919
  • Scope and Content
    ITEM 01
    Amy Moore papers regarding George Moore, 1914-1919

    ITEM 02
    Amy Moore letters and postcards from Clarence Harris , 6 April 1915-23 October 1918

    ITEM 03
    George Moore souvenirs, ca. 1914-1955
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