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Benjamin JONAS

Regimental number225
Place of birthBallarat, Victoria
SchoolGreenville College, Ballarat, Victoria
AddressBallarat Cottage, 82 Riley Street, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation43
Next of kinWife, Mrs Jonas, 82 Riley Street, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the Field Artillery for five years, West Australia
Enlistment date25 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit name33rd Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/50/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A74 Marathon on 4 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll33rd Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour Circular225 Sergeant B Jonas, 33rd Bn Late Head Quarters. Was a bright sunny nature brought sunshine wherever he was.
FateDied of disease 12 May 1919
Age at death46
Age at death from cemetery records46
Place of burialWillesden Jewish Cemetery (4. T.K), Middlesex
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Isaac and Esther JONAS; husband of Hettie A. JONAS, ballarat Cottage, 82 Riley Street, East Sydney, New South Wales. Native of Ballarat, Victoria

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