John Albert BOUNDY

Badge Number: S16587, Sub Branch: State

BOUNDY, John Albert

Service Number: 5263
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 1st Australian Convalescent Depot
Born: East Adelaide, SA, 31 March 1897
Home Town: Malvern, Unley, South Australia
Schooling: St. Peter's College
Occupation: Bank Clerk
Died: Multiple Injuries from Car Collision, Mount Gambier, SA, 7 June 1934, aged 37 years
Cemetery: Mount Gambier Lake Terrace Cemetery
Memorials: Glenelg Congregational Church Roll of Honor, Hackney St Peter's College Honour Board, Unley Town Hall WW1 Honour Board, Yorketown Kadina Union Bank WW1 Roll of Honor
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World War 1 Service

17 Jul 1915: Involvement Private, 5263, 1st Australian Convalescent Depot
17 Jul 1915: Embarked Private, 5263, 1st Australian Convalescent Depot, HMAT Orsova, Melbourne
11 Nov 1918: Involvement Private, 5263

Accident and Obituary

The Advertiser Friday 01 June 1934 page 25

Bank Official Seriously Injured

Serious injuries were sustained by Mr. John Albert Boundy, teller of the Union Bank, in a car collision at the corner of Ferrers and Sturt streets. He was admitted to the Public Hospital and, after regaining consciousness, showed signs of improvement, but his condition later became more serious. When Mr. Boundy was lifted from a badly battered car which had hit an electric light pole, following a collision with a car driven by Mrs. Elizabeth Emma Jenkins, of Commercial street,he was bleeding profusely from the ears and was carried into the surgery of Drs. Kine and Lorimer, in an unconscious condition, and was later taken to the hospital. His injuries included a broken shoulder, perforated lung, broken nose, severe facial lacerations, and head injuries. It is feared that his skull is fractured. His mother has been called from Adelaide .The collision occurred almost in the middle of the intersection, the cars swinging together broadside on. After the heavy impact. Mrs. Jenkins's car turned over on its side, and the other vehicle careered on coming to rest against an electric light pole. The petrol pipe of Mrs. Jenkins's car burst, and caused a fire. Mrs. Jenkins escaped with bruises and shock, and Mr. Fred Ind a mechanic, who was with her was not severely hurt. Both cars were extensively damaged.

The Advertiser Friday 08 June 1934 page 25
Injuries received in a motor smash a week ago proved fatal to Mr. John Albert Boundy, 37, bank teller, who died in the Mount Gambier Hospital today when his car came into collision with another driven by Mrs. E. E. Jenkins, of Commercial street. Mr. Boundy sustained a broken shoulder, perforated lung, broken nose, severe facial lacerations, head Injuries, and broken ribs. Mr. Boundy was the only person injured in the smash, but the cars were damaged to the extent, of more than £200. Mr. Boundy's early home was Glenelg. He was educated at St. Peter's College and entered the service of the Union Bank. He saw service overseas during the war and six years ago was transferred from Adelaide to Mount Gambier where he was accountant and teller of the local branch. Mr. Boundy took a keen interest in the Mount Gambier and Port McDonnell golf clubs and the Returned Soldiers' Club. He has left a widow and two young children.

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Son of Albert BOUNDY and Agnes Adeline nee ZOWE