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William John MOUNTAIN

Regimental number25919
Place of birthEssendon, Victoria
SchoolScotch College, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationDraftsman
AddressBuckley Street, Essendon, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, W J Mountain, Buckley Street, Essendon, Victoria
Enlistment date26 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit name23rd Howitzer Brigade, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/133/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 1 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Field Artillery Brigade
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularOnly son of W J Mountain J.P. Mayor of Essendon.
FateKilled in Action 24 August 1917
Place of death or woundingYpres, Belgium
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialReninghelst New Military Cemetery (Plot III, Row A, Grave No. 18) Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
11
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated on Aberfeldie Bowling Club Roll of Honor. Parents: William John and Julia MOUNTAIN, Buckley Street, Essendon, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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