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Born in Ballarat, Jonathan 'Jack' Mounsey was a single 22 year old blacksmith at the time of his enlistment in Brisbane, Queensland on the 23rd of August 1914. His unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A8 Argyllshire on the 18th of October 1914.
On the 6th of August 1917, Jonathan was wounded in action, but remained at duty.
He was wounded again on the 10th of August 1917, and was transferred to England on the 12th of August. On the 13th of August, Jonathan was admitted to the County of Middlesex War Hospital with gunshot wounds to his legs and thighs. He returned to duty on the 31st of January 1918.
On the 22nd of April 1918, he was promoted to Sergeant after acting as Temporary Corporal.
Jonathan returned to Australia on the 27th of January 1919, and was discharged on the 28th of March 1919.
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