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John Ignatius MOONEY

Regimental number2055
Place of birthGoulburn, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressCooma, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, Mr John Mooney, Rock Flat, Cooma, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date29 March 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll10 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name19th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/36/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 9 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll19th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 30 August 1918
Place of burialAssevillers New British Cemetery (Plot V, Row A, Grave no. 7), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Embarked from Sydney, 9 August 1915.

Proceeded from Alexandria to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force (Gallipoli), 28 September 1915.

Admitted to No. 1 Australian Stationary Hospital, Mudros, 28 September 1915 (mumps). Reported for duty at Gallipoli, 16 October 1915. Admitted to hospital, Gallipoli, 17 December 1915 (jaundice); transferred to Alexandria, 23 December 1915; returned to duty (Egypt), 5 February 1916.

Admitted to 7th Field Ambulance, 20 February 1916; transferred to 5th Field Ambulance, 21 February 1916; returned to duty, 4 March 1916.

Proceeded from Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 18 March 1916; disembarked Marseilles, 25 March 1916.

Detached to Trench Mortar School, 4-12 November 1916.

Wounded in action, 13 November 1916 (gun shot wound, right arm). Admitted to No. 3 Stationary Hospital, Rouen, 16 november 1916; transferred to Convalescent Depot, 17 November 1916; to England, 27 November 1916. Admitted to Voluntary Aid Temporary Hospital, Exeter, 29 November 1916. discharged to No. 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 2 January 1917.

Proceeded overseas to France, 9 October 1917. Detached to Corps Gas School, Belgium, 9-17 February 1918. Appointed Temporary Corporal, 24 August 1918.

Killed in action, 30 August 1918.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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