John Adam MOUNTJOY

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MOUNTJOY , John Adam

Service Number: 1599
Enlisted: 4 January 1916, Perth, WA
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 11th Infantry Battalion
Born: Middle Swan, Midland Junction, Western Australia, 1894
Home Town: Perth, Western Australia
Schooling: Middle Swan
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed In Action, Gallipoli, Turkey, Gallipoli, Dardanelles, Turkey, 28 June 1915
Cemetery: Lone Pine Cemetery, ANZAC
Lone Pine Cemetery, Gallipoli Peninsula, Canakkale Province, Turkey
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Swanleigh St. Mary's Church HR WW1, Swanleigh St. Mary's Church HR WW1Fallen
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World War 1 Service

22 Feb 1915: Involvement Private, SN 1599, 11th Infantry Battalion
22 Feb 1915: Embarked Private, SN 1599, 11th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Itonus, Fremantle
4 Jan 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1599, 11th Infantry Battalion, Perth, WA

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Biography contributed by Sharyn Roberts

NOTE: The Family Name was incorrectly transcribed on the Embarkation Roll as ATNUNTJOY.  The Family Name as recorded in the official Attestation & Enlistment papers is MOUNTJOY. The record on this site has been amended to accord with the Service Record. Correction made by RSL Virtual War Memorial Chief Moderator, June 2016.

 

 

 

Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

John Adam MOUNTJOY was born in Middle Swan, Midland Junction, Western Australia in 1894

His parents were David Henry MOUNTJOY & Eliza Jane Passmore HOOPER

Before enlisting in WW1 he had served with the Citizen Forces in Perth with the 88th Infantry