Mooney John Pte 4457971

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Name Mooney John (known as Jack)
Army number 4457971
Rank Pte
Date of birth
Age 26 at the time of his death.
Unit Durham Light Infantry, T, no enlistment date, Trf Black Watch 1/2/1940, Posted 1 TS, Served with the B.E.F. in France. Reported missing (a report to this effect appeared in the Auckland Chronicle on 18/7/1940). Taken Prisoner of War. DIED whilst a Prisoner of War 16/4/45, Auth: PoW/9 and Serial No. 82.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Joined Brigade
Prisoner of War Camp Number 344, Prisoner number 15946.
Died/Killed in action 16-Apr-45. Cause of death not yet known.
Home address Research suggests Pte Mooney was born in Gateshead in 1919, father, James W. Mooney, mother Ellen (nee Butcher) and that he was a resident of West Auckland, County Durham at the time of his death. Buried Grave 3.A.15. Durnbach War Cemetery.
Source table 1TS