Biography

Birth date: 21 March 1910
Birth place: United Kingdom: England, Tyne and Wear, Newcastle upon Tyne
Death date: 09 August 1957
Final rank: Lieutenant
Conflict: Second World War, 1939-1945
Unit: HMS Vernon

John Mould (1910-1957) came to Australia from Britain as a child. He was commissioned in the RANVR in late 1940 and went to Britain, where he was awarded the George Cross and the George Medal for mine disposal work. For a while after the war, he was attached to the Allied Military Government in Germany.

Rolls and Awards

Honours and Awards (Recommendation) : George Medal

  • Conflict: Second World War, 1939-1945

Honours and Awards (Recommendation) : George Cross

  • Conflict: Second World War, 1939-1945

Honours and Awards : King's Commendation for Brave Conduct

  • Unit: HMS Vernon
  • Conflict: Second World War, 1939-1945

Honours and Awards : George Medal

  • Unit: HMS Vernon
  • Conflict: Second World War, 1939-1945

Honours and Awards : George Cross

  • Unit: HMS Vernon
  • Conflict: Second World War, 1939-1945

Collection Items

Photograph

061954

PORTRAIT OF LIEUTENANT-COMMANDER J. S. MOULD, GC., GM., ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY VOLUNTEER RESERVE, WHO WAS AWARDED HIS DECORATIONS FOR OUTSTANDING BRAVERY IN "DE-LOUSING" ENEMY UNEXPLODED MINES DURING THE AIR WAR AGAINST GREAT BRITAIN.

061954

061954A

PORTRAIT OF LIEUTENANT-COMMANDER J. S. MOULD, GC., GM., ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY VOLUNTEER RESERVE, WHO WAS AWARDED HIS DECORATIONS FOR OUTSTANDING BRAVERY IN "DE-LOUSING" ENEMY UNEXPLODED MINES DURING THE AIR WAR AGAINST GREAT BRITAIN.

061954A

Manuscript

Mould, John Stuart (Commander)

The story of Commander John Stuart Mould GC GM, notes dictated by Mould and recorded by Ivan Southall for reference for Southall's book 'Softly Tread the brave' (published).

MSS1744

Private Record

Timeline

Date of birth 1910-03-21
Date of death 1957-08-09