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Mostyn Jacob Moses

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Mostyn Jacob AWMM
  • Surname
    Moses AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Moss AWMM
    • Moses Jacob AWMM
  • Service number
    South African 7071 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Jewish AWMM

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1883 AWMM AWMM
    New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 25 February 1902 AWMM Grandview, Princes Street, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Eva Moses (mother), Perth, Australia AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    South African 7071 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    South Africa 25 February 1902 AWMM
    Age 20 AWMM
    Warehouseman/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 foot 6.5 inches AWMM
    • Weight, Unknown Period AWMM
      9 stone 10 pounds AWMM
    • Hair colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Black AWMM
    • Eye colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Blue AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Eva and Jacob Moses

    Served overseas for 153 days.

    He was settled in South Africa in 1955.

    Known and attested as Moss Moses; service record listed as Mostyn J. Moses. Listed by BDM as Moses Jacob Moses. Medal, SA 1902, TR AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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