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Cyril Newman JONES

Regimental number606
Date of birth10 July 1894
Place of birthGladstone, South Australia
OccupationStation hand
AddressGulnare, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20.6
Height5' 6.75"
Weight146 lbs
Next of kinMother, Lena R Jones, Eudunda, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil (exempt area under Compulsory Military Training scheme)
Enlistment date3 February 1915
Place of enlistmentKeswick, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 31 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Light Trench Mortar Battery
FateReturned to Australia 13 April 1919
Discharge date27 July 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Castalia', 13 April 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), 27 July 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, JONES Cyril Newman

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