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Private Patrick Moore

Ancestor Details

Name of Ancestor: Patrick Thomas Moore

Ancestor's date of birth: 16/04/1873

Ancestor's date of death: 19/05/1935

Cause of Death: Cancer

Service Number: 93

Colony or State of enlistment: NSW, Place of Enlistment: Detail not provided

Unit: A Squadron, NSW Mounted Rifles

Rank attained in Boer War: PTE, Date Effective: On enlistment.

Highest Rank attained (if served after war): No record of post Boer service

Murray Page: 33

Contingent: First New South Wales

Ship: Aberdeen, Date of Sailing: 03/11/1899

Memorial details: Detail not provded

Decorations: Queens South Africa Medal with clasps.

Personal Characteristics: Detail not provded

Reasons to go and fight: Detail not provded

Details of service in war: December 1899 - December 1900 in north-west Cape Colony, Free State, and Transvaal; joined to NSW Mounted Rifles as A Squadron March- November 1900
Corps order by Col HB De Lisle (2nd Mounted Infantry) Elands River Station 13 June 1900.
109 - General Hamilton commanding the force has desired the Commandant to express to all ranks of the 2nd Corps and the Pom Pom Section A, his congratulations on their achievement on the evening of the 12th instant at Diamond Hill, of which he has made a special report to the Field Marshall Commander-in-Chief. In publishing this,the Commandant wishes to express his high appreciation of the way Capt Antill and the NSW Mounted Rifles advanced to take the hill yesterday,and the gallant way the regiment pushed forward beyond the crest under the murderous fire. He deeply regrets the casualties and especially the death of Lt Drage,when bravely leading his men.

Service and life after the Boer War: Returned to Australia 8 January 1901. No further details provided.

Descendant Details

Name of Descendant: Peter Moore, Denman NSW
Relationship to Ancestor: Grandson

 


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