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John Patrick MOYNA

Regimental number2812
Place of birthChristchurch, New Zealand
SchoolMarist Brothers (Catholic) School, New Zealand
Age on arrival in Australia32
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationFurnaceman
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinJ Moyna, Sydenham, Christchurch, New Zealand
Enlistment date1 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A16 Star Of Victoria on 10 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Brigade Machine Gun Company
FateKilled in Action 9 April 1918
Place of death or woundingHamel, France
Age at death28
Age at death from cemetery records35
Place of burialVillers Bretonneux Military Cemetery (Plot II, Row A, Grave No. 8), Fouilloy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
176
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: J. and Maria MOYNA, 99 Wallham Road, Christchurch, New Zealand

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