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Full Name: Charles Leslie Mounce
Rank Last Held: Private
Forename(s): Charles Leslie
Surname: Mounce
War: World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.: 12/3431
Gender: Male
First Known Rank: Private
Next of Kin: James Mounce (father), 6 Hepburn Street, Ponsonby, Auckland, New Zealand
Marital Status: Single
Enlistment Address: Ponsonby, Auckland, New Zealand
Military District: Auckland
Body on Embarkation: 8th Reinforcements
Embarkation Unit: Auckland Infantry Battalion
Embarkation Date: 13 November 1915
Place of Embarkation: Wellington, New Zealand
Vessel: Willochra or Tofua
Destination: Suez, Egypt
Page on Nominal Roll: 523
Last Unit Served: Auckland Infantry Regiment, 1st Battalion
Place of Death: France
Date of Death: 15 July 1916
Age at Death: 23
Year of Death: 1916
Cause of Death: Died of wounds
Cemetery Name: Cite Bonjean Military Cemetery, Armentieres, France
Grave Reference: I. D. 28.
Biographical Notes: Charles Mounce was the son of James and Aileen Mounce, of 6 Hepburn St., Ponsonby, Auckland, New Zealand.
Description of Image: Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1916
Archives NZ source: Military personnel file
Sources Used:
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume I. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1914-1919
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL:
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