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George R. Mounsey

Lance Corporal

7th Battalion

Killed In Action (KIA) Killed In Action

Medals Earned

  • British War Medal
  • 1914-15 Star
  • Victory Medal

Tree Information

  • Species: Not Assessed
  • Planted By: Miss R. Mounsey
  • Plaque: 338

Additional Info

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Biography

George Reginald Mounsey was born in Ballarat, and on 30th October 1914 he enlisted there. He was 18 years old, single and trained as a brass turner. He was accepted into the Battalion, with Regimental No. 1358 (originally 1382). During his service he was promoted Lance Corporal, and transferred to 5th Infantry Battalion. On 9th May 1915 he died on wounds received at Cape Helles. His name is on the Lone Pine Memorial, Gallipoli, Turkey.
Tree No. 338

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour