Moody, Harold Eric (Lieutenant, b.? - d.1916)

Accession Number 1DRL/0504
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 1 wallet: 1 cm
Object type Papers
Maker Moody, Harold Eric
Place made Egypt, France, Ottoman Empire: Turkey, Dardanelles, Gallipoli
Date made 1915-1916
Access Open
Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room. AWM93 12/11/1386
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918

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Collection relating to the service of Lieutenant Harold Eric Moody, 7 Battery, 3 Field Artillery Brigade, AIF, Egypt, Gallipoli, France, 1915-1916. Collection consists of letters, and copied extracts of letters, written by Moody to his family in Australia, and a pocket diary kept by Moody between January and August 1916.

History / Summary

Biographical note: Lieutenant Harold Eric Moody, 7 Battery, Field Artillery, AIF. Solicitor, of Yorketown, South Australia, born Adelaide; educated at St. Peter's Collegiate School, Adelaide; served in the Adelaide artillery as a Lieutenant; joined the AIF as a 2nd Lieutenant in May 1915 and was posted to reinforcements for the 1st Divisional Ammunition Column, 3 September 1915 - taken on strength of the 7th Battery; 15 October 1915 - Lieutenant; 20 August 1916 - wounded at Pozieres; 28 August 1916 - died of wounds, aged 23. Son of Clarence Percival Moody and Eleanor Maud Moody, of Newcastle, New South Wales.