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William Moore
Margaret Hitchings
(Cal 1824-1919)
Alfred Henry Shaw
Hannah Heywood
John James Moore
Amelia Sarah Shaw
John Heywood Moore
(Cal 1895-1916)


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John Heywood Moore

  • Born: Cal 1895, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia 1
  • Died: 12 Nov 1916, In Action, Flers, France 2 3

   Another name for John was Jack.


  General Notes:

John Heywood Moore

Service number: 431

Rank: Company Sergeant Major

Unit: 21st Battalion (Infantry)

Service: Army

Conflict: 1914-1918

Date of death: 12 November 1916

Cause of death: Killed in action

Cemetery or memorial details: FRANCE 744 A I F Burial Ground Grass Lane Flers

War Grave Register notes: MOORE, C.S.M. John Heywood, 431. 21st Bn. Australian Inf. Killed in action 12th Nov., 1916. Age 22. Son of John James and Amelia Sarah Moore, of Karilpa, Orrvale, Shepparton, Victoria, Australia. Native of Brisbane, Queensland. I. M. 9.

Source: AWM145 Roll of Honour cards, 1914-1918 War, Army



MISC: War Service, 1915-1916, Gallipolli, Western Front. 4


1 Family Tree - Bob Summers 2003.

2 Miscellaneous Documents, MHM notes.

3 Family Tree - Bob Summers 2003, About 1917 - in action.

4 Web (Misc), Regimental number 431
Place of birth Brisbane, Queensland
School Caulfield Grammar School, Victoria
Religion Presbyterian
Occupation Surveyor
Address Karalpa, Clarence Street, Elsternwick, Victoria
Marital status Single
Age at embarkation 21
Next of kin Father, J Moore, Karalpa, Clarence Street, Elsternwick, Victoria
Previous military service Nil
Enlistment date 25 January 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll 22 January 1915
Rank on enlistment Corporal
Unit name 21st Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number 23/38/1
Embarkation details Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 10 May 1915
Rank from Nominal Roll Company Sergeant Major
Unit from Nominal Roll 21st Battalion
Fate Killed in Action 12 November 1916
Place of death or wounding Flers, France
Age at death 22
Age at death from cemetery records 22
Place of burial A.I.F. Burial Ground, Grass Lane (Plot I, Row M, Grave No. 9), Flers, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
Australian War Memorial 94
Miscellaneous information from
cemetery records Parents: John James and Amelia Sarah MOORE, Karilpa, Orrvale, Shepparton, Victoria. Native of Brisbane, Queensland
Other details War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front
Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal.