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Richard Honey JONAS

Regimental number1868
Date of birth25 March 1894
Place of birthPort Adelaide, South Australia
SchoolMarist Brothers Catholic School, Port Adelaide, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationForeman
AddressExmouth Road, Exeter, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinWife, Mrs. Harriett May Jonas, Exmouth Road, Exeter, South Australia
Enlistment date22 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Light Horse Regiment, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/8/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 11 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 21 July 1917
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 1110 Pte Alfred Henry JONAS, 9th Light Horse, returned to Australia, 10 July 1919; 1609 Driver John David Bowen JONAS, 11th Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 19 February 1919.
Other detailsWar service: Egypt, France, Belgium. Wounded, January 1917; invalided to England.

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