Thomas Mungo's signatureOn this day in 1917 Tom Mungo died of gunshot wounds he had received to his chest and arms on the previous day at the Battle of Hill 70. The war diary for the 16th Battalion describes the battle and is available online: page 1, page 2, page 3. Thirty seven men of the battalion were killed, nine reported missing and 206 wounded.

War diary extract 16th Battalion Hill 70

Summary of 16th Battalion casualties at Hill 70

Tom was buried in the Mazingarbe Communal Cemetery Extension in France.

He is also remembered on the Deseronto war memorial.

Deseronto memorial

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