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JOHN ALBERT MOLLONEY

MOLLONEY, JOHN ALBERT

RANK:   PRIVATE            SERIAL NO:  26130

UNIT:    No.1 COMPANY N.Z. MACHINE GUN CORPS  

BORN:       29/03/1889     -      OAMARU, N.Z.     

DIED:     05/06/1917        KILLED IN ACTION        
              
PLACE:    MESSINES, BELGIUM    

SINGLE:              RELIGION:   ROMAN CATHOLIC

WIFE:    
    
PARENTS:   Mr and Mrs M. MOLLONEY, WAIPUKURAU

SIBLINGS:                   

NEXT OF KIN:   Mrs A. MOLLONEY (mother), Lindsay, WAIPUKURAU
                        
OCCUPATION:  ENGINE DRIVER

EMPLOYER:   N.Z. RAILWAYS

LAST NZ ADDRESS:  WAIPUKURAU  

HEIGHT:   5’ 3½”        WEIGHT:    143lb.        CHEST:   34”

COMP:               EYES:                  HAIR:    
    
EDUCATION:    4th EDUCATIONAL STANDARD

GRAVE/MEMORIAL:   TROIS ARBRES CEMETERY, STEENWERCK,                                                                  NORD, FRANCE
    

 

ENLISTED:       TRENTHAM        DATE:   29/05/1916  

MAIN BODY:                   REINFORCEMENT:   18th          

MILITARY RECORD:
29/05/1916.  JOINED ‘F’ COMPANY, 18th REINFORCEMENT, TRENTHAM.
15/06/1916.  SPECIALIST COMPANY MACHINE GUNNER.
16/10/1916.  EMBARKED HMNZT ‘WILLOCHRA’ FOR U.K.
29/12/1916.  DISEMBARKED DEVONPORT, U.K.
02/09/1916.  MARCHED OUT TO AUCKLAND INFANTRY REGIMENT.
04/06/1917.  POSTED TO STRENGTH FROM BASE TO No.1 COMPANY, 
N.Z. MACHINE GUN CORPS.
05/06/1917.  KILLED IN ACTION, MESSINES, BELGIUM.

 

AWARDED:    
BRITISH WAR MEDAL.
VICTORY MEDAL.