John Patrick MOYNA


MOYNA, John Patrick

Service Number: 2812
Enlisted: 1 July 1915, Melbourne, Victoria
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: 5th Machine Gun Battalion
Born: Christchurch, New Zealand, January 1883
Home Town: Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Furnaceman
Died: Killed in Action, France, 9 April 1918
Cemetery: Villers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

1 Jul 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2812, Melbourne, Victoria
10 Sep 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2812, 6th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
10 Sep 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 2812, 6th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Star of Victoria, Melbourne
9 Apr 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Sergeant, SN 2812, 5th Machine Gun Battalion, Villers-Bretonneux

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Biography contributed by John Edwards

"...2812 Private John Patrick Moyna, 9th Reinforcements, 6th Battalion, of Melbourne, Vic (originally of Sydenham, Christchurch, New Zealand). Pte Moyna enlisted on 1 July 1915 and embarked from Melbourne aboard HMAT Star of Victoria on 10 September 1915. He later served as a sergeant with the 5th Battalion, Machine Gun Corps, and was killed in action on 9 April 1918 in France, aged 35." - SOURCE (