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|Name:||Muntz, Alexander Jamison|
|Place of Birth:||Malvern (Vic.)|
|Next of Kin:||Edwin Parnell Muntz - Father ; 44 Winter Street, Malvern, Victoria.|
|Biographical notes:||NSW Death Certificate 13319/1946 Alexander was a member of the NT Survey Department before enlisting. Late Mr. A. J. Muntz Engineering, town planning, and local government interests were represented at the Northern Suburbs Crematorium yesterday at the cremation of Mr. A. J. Muntz, chief engineer of Ryde Council. Mr. Muntz died this week after serving seven weeks with Ryde Council, which had appointed him to supervise its £4,500,000 development and housing scheme. He was well known as an engineer, town planner, and surveyor in Victoria, New South Wales, and Malaya. The Sydney Morning Herald, Saturday 27 April 1946, page 12.|
|Occupation:||Surveyor and Civil Engineer|
|Date of Enlistment:||19-Oct-1916|
|Age at Enlistment:||26|
|Place of Enlistment:||Seymour (Vic.)|
|Unit:||3rd Pioneer Battalion 4th Reinforcements|
|Service:||Australian Imperial Force|
|Date of Death:||1946|
|Place of Death:||Ryde (N.S.W.)|
|Service History:||Muntz's unit embarked from Melbourne, on board HMAT A16 'Port Melbourne' on 21 October 1916, arriving at Plymouth 28 December. After further training in England he then marched out to France 13 October. He did further training at Gas School in England and later rejoined his unit when he suffered a GSW to the thigh, hip and chest on 19 July 1918. He was evacuated to England and was discharged in November 1918. He was granted leave to attend extra training in his field of employment before returning to Australia on the HT 'Ajana' arriving on 11 October 1919.|
|Related link:||Unit War Diary|
"Sailed on the SS Tasman", Northern Territory Times and Gazette, 28 October 1915: p.8.
Darwin Returned Services League (RSL): a concise history of its conception and development by Clive Francis (Frank) Geddes, OAM edited by Norman S. Cramp. Darwin : Darwin Returned Services League (RSL), 2013: p.64.
"Law Notice", The Argus, 16 May 1946: p.26.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Northern Territory
Australia. Army. Australian and New Zealand Army Corps -- History
|Appears in Collections:||Returned ANZACs|
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