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Henry (Harry) Stephen

Private. 10th Army Supply Column. SN 16360. Returned 16.2.1920

21 Market Street, Guildford, WA / Guildford Primary School, 125 Helena Street, Guildford, WA

Date Enlisted 18/11/1917
Service Number SN 16360
Age of Enlistment 18 years 6 months
Place of Enlistment Perth, WA
Place of Birth Guildford, WA
Previous Military Experience Cadets 4 years 6 months
Occupation Junior Clerk
Marital Status Single
Religion Church of England
School Attended Guildford State School
Address History 54 Salisbury Street, Subiaco, WA. Father - James Henry Munday, Busselton, WA

Military History

Munday was underage and received his father’s permission to enlist.
Embarked Albany per SS ‘Port Darwin’ for Egypt 8.5.1918.
Roll Rank Voyage Only Sergeant.
Roll Unit Australian Supply Corps (ASC).
Munday disembarked at Suez with his Corps 7.6.1918. He transferred to Alexandria and embarked per ‘Port Darwin’ for England 3.7.1918. He disembarked at Southampton 16.7.1918 and marched in to Army Supply Column Details 16.7.1918. He transferred to the 10th Australian Supply Column at Boyton 28.8.1918 and was posted to the 5th Division Training School as a Private 10.7.1919. Munday was listed for return to Australia.
Embarked for Australia per HMAT ‘Cape Verde’ 5.1.1920.
Returned/Disembarked Melbourne 16.2.1920.
Discharged 9.3.1920.
Final Rank Private, 10th ASC.
Medical Condition NK.
Awards and Medals British War Medal.
Notes Munday resided at Guildford State School as an infant where his father was Head Master from 1898-99. His father resigned due to ill health and was succeeded by Mr. J. A. Miles (DN 13.4.1899). His father J.H. Munday was a Captain of the Guildford Infantry, West Australian Defence Force (Western Mail 10.4.1896) and became a Major in the Armed Services. Lieut. Colonial. The family moved to their home at 21 Market Street, Guildford in 1900 from the home in Victoria Street.(West Australian Newspaper 24.8.1899)
Munday did not serve in a theatre of war prior to Nov 30th 1918 and was not eligible for a Victory Medal.

Photos Market Street home of HS Munday .Photograph donor R Ten Seldam, photograph source SGHS Pictorial Collection 
             H S Munday. Camp Chronicle Midland  16.5.1918 p6
Information Source
Camp Chronicle Midland
Daily News AWM Embarkation Roll- Henry Stephen Munday
Guildford State School Honour Roll
Guildford War Memorial
NAA: B2455, Munday Henry Stephen
SGHS No. 2015.34. Market Street Home of H S Munday, Photgraph donor R.Ten Seldam, photograph source Swan Guildford Historical Society Pictorial Collection
St Matthew’s Honour Roll
West Australian
Western Mail

Wise H. and Coy. Western Australian Post Office Directories.SLWA

21 Market Street, Guildford, WA.
Guildford Primary School, 125 Helena Street, Guildford, WA.


Associated Images

21 Market Street, Guildford. Donor Ten Seldam. Photo source SGHS 2015-034
21 Market Street, Guildford. Donor Ten Seldam. Photo source SGHS 2015-034
H S Munday. Camp Chronicle Midland  16.5.1918 p6
H S Munday. Camp Chronicle Midland 16.5.1918 p6