John (Jack ) BOND

BOND, John

Service Numbers: 1913, 23B, 23, Q119074
Enlisted: 11 January 1915, Place of Enlistment, Rockhampton, Queensland.
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: 3rd Machine Gun Company
Born: Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia, 22 January 1896
Home Town: Springsure, Central Highlands, Queensland
Schooling: Mount Morgan School, Queensland, Australia
Occupation: Stockman
Died: Natural Causes , Gladstone, Queensland, Australia, 20 September 1981, aged 85 years
Cemetery: Gladstone Cemetery, Qld
Memorials: Springsure Shire of Bauhinia Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

11 Jan 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1913, 15th Infantry Battalion, Place of Enlistment, Rockhampton, Queensland.
16 Apr 1915: Embarked Private, SN 1913, 15th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Kyarra, Brisbane
16 Apr 1915: Involvement Private, SN 1913, 15th Infantry Battalion
20 Apr 1915: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 1913, 15th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli, GSW to Left Leg.
20 Oct 1915: Discharged AIF WW1, Private, SN 1913, 15th Infantry Battalion, Invalided to Australia. Discharged February 16, 1916.
13 Apr 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 23B, 11th Machine Gun Company, Re Enlisted.
5 Jun 1916: Embarked Private, SN 23, 11th Machine Gun Company, HMAT Borda, Sydney
5 Jun 1916: Involvement Private, SN 23, 11th Machine Gun Company
12 Aug 1916: Promoted AIF WW1, Driver, 11th Machine Gun Company
20 Nov 1916: Promoted AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, 11th Machine Gun Company
3 Mar 1918: Transferred AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, 3rd Machine Gun Company
4 Mar 1918: Promoted AIF WW1, Sergeant, 3rd Machine Gun Battalion, B Added to Regimental Number.
9 May 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, SN 23B, 3rd Machine Gun Company

World War 2 Service

5 Aug 1941: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), SN Q119074
5 Sep 1941: Involvement Sergeant, SN Q119074
5 Sep 1941: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Sergeant, SN Q119074
5 Sep 1941: Enlisted
17 Sep 1947: Discharged Australian Military Forces (Army WW2)
17 Sep 1947: Discharged Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Sergeant, SN Q119074
17 Sep 1947: Discharged

John Bond.

John Bond, Lance Corporal, Driver, No.23 and 1913,15th Battalion. Corporal Bond was born at Nth. Rockhampton, and was educated at Mt. Morgan. He is a son of the late John Bond and the late Catherine Bond. He married Mabel Victoria Argent, of Macdougall Street, Milton. Enlisted 19th January, 1915, and left Australia with the 15th Battalion on the 15th April, 1915. He went to Egypt to complete his training. Went into action at Suvla Bay on the 8th August, 1915, and was wounded in the left leg. Was invalided home in December, 1915. Discharged February 16, 1916, medically unfit. He reenlisted in March, 1916, and sailed with the 11th Machine Gun Coy. on the 3rd June, 1916. He was discharged on the 9th May, 1919. He was awarded the Meritorious Service Medall.
Courtesy of Queenslanders Who Fought in The Great War.

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