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Mounsey, William James (5417)

Place of Birth: Albert Park, VIC

Age: 18 years 1 month

Enlistment Details: Wednesday, 16 February 1916 – Seymour, VIC

Service Number: 5417            view online service record

157 Graham Street
Port Melbourne, VIC

Next of Kin:
James Dalzell Mounsey (father)
157 Graham Street
Port Melbourne, VIC

Embarkation Details:
Date: Tuesday, 4 April 1916
Ship: HMAT Euripides A14
Port: Melbourne, VIC
Unit: 8th Infantry Battalion – 17th Reinforcements

RTA: Saturday, 9 August 1919
Discharged: Monday, 27 October 1919


  • Brian Membrey
    Posted March 7, 2017 5.54 pm 0Likes

    PORT MEN AT POLYGON WOOD. (1918, February 9). Port Melbourne Standard (Vic. : 1914 – 1920), p. 1. Retrieved March 7, 2017, from

    “Pte. W. Mounsey writes to “The Standard” :- I have met a good number of Port
    boys over here. J. R. Carter, J. N. Carter, Pte. J. Hookey (8th A.I.F.), Pte. Alf. Rook (6th), and others will be forwarding letters to you soon … “

  • Brian Membrey
    Posted March 7, 2017 6.20 pm 0Likes

    WW2 Service : born 29 January, 1900, South Melbourne. Enlisted 9 October, 1939 from West Brunswick, served as Private, V81218, “Garrison Battalion’ to discharge, 13 December, 1939. Re-enlisted 2 August, 1940 from Rushworth, served as Private, V4874 with 17 Garrison Battalion, discharged 15 March, 1943. Wife Rose shown as next of kin in both cases

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