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Soldier profiles

Name : MONGER, MERVYN VICTOR
Service Number : VX21228
Date of Birth : 23/06/1918
Place of Birth : KYNETON, VIC
Known as :
Occupation on Enlistment : MYER EMPORIUM FURNITURE FACTORY (MELBOURNE)
Date of Enlistment : 04/06/1940
Locality on Enlistment : CLIFTON HILL, VIC
Place of Enlistment : CAULFIELD, VIC
Next of Kin : MONGER, ALICE
Rank (at time of discharge / death) : PRIVATE
Service : ARMY
Final Posting : 2/2 PIONEER BATTALION
Position / Platoon / Company (as 2/2 Pioneer) (date / details) :
Unit Transfers / Promotions (date / details) :
Theatres of War : SYRIA
Actions :
Wounded (date / details) :
Discharged : N/A
Date Died : 27/06/1941
Age at Death : 23
Community Roll of Honour : DAYLESFORD (VIC)
Buried Location / Memorial (P.O.W., D.O.W., K.I.A.) : DAMASCUS COMMONWEALTH WAR CEMETERY, SYRIA. P. 30. / AUSTRALIAN WAR MEMORIAL COMMEMORATIVE AREA PANEL 73
K.I.A. (date / details) : 27/06/1941 / SYRIA
D.O.W. (date / details) : N/A
M.I.A. (date / details) : N/A
P.O.W. (location/s) : NO
Died P.O.W. (date / details) : N/A
P.O.W. Camps (details) : N/A
Recovered P.O.W. (location/s) : N/A
Honours and Gallantry : None for display
Applicable Australian War Memorial circulars : Australian War Memorial Death Circular
References found (entries & photos) : National Archives of Australia (Barcode 6208464 [NOT EXAMINED]),   WW2 Nominal Roll,   Commonwealth War Graves Commission,   Australian War Memorial,   Past article (size 83kB)

Background : Son of James and Elizabeth Florence Monger, of Daylesford, Victoria, Australia; husband of Myrtle Monger. Only brother of Private George Monger (killed in action Bardia January 1941). Educated at Ivanhoe Central School and Collingwood Technical School. Previously reported missing in action then K.I.A.