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Alfred Henry JONAS

Regimental number1110
Date of birth4 March 1884
Place of birthPort Adelaide, South Australia
SchoolPort Adelaide Secondary School, South Australia
AddressPortland, Pt. Adelaide, South Adelaide
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinWife, Beatrice Jonas, Portland, Pt., Adelaide, South Australia
Enlistment date19 January 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll18 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT Morea on 26 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 10 July 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 1609 Driver John David Bowen JONAS, 11th Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 19 February 1919; 1868 Driver Richard Honey JONAS, 11th Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 21 July 1917.
Other detailsWar service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Palestine. Wounded, Gaza; invalided to 14th Australian General Hospital; recovered. Wounded, second occasion; invalided to 26th Australian General Hospital; rejoined unit, August 1917. Arrived back in Australia, October 1917.

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