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Daniel JONES

Regimental number2425
Place of birthStockton New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressForfar Street, Stockton, Newcastle, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Jones, Forfar Street, Stockton, Newcastle, New South Wales
Enlistment date31 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name19th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/36/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 5 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll19th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal


Recommendation date: 14 October 1918

FateReturned to Australia 8 April 1919
Medals

Military Medal

'During the attack on the BEAUREVOIR line, North of ST. QUENTIN, on morning of 3rd October, 1918, this stretcher bearer showed remarkable courage whilst collecting and carrying the wounded. Throughout the day he worked incessantly under intense enemy machine gun fire and shelling, until finally exhausted, his untiring efforts being responsible for the saving of several lives. Throughout the operation he showed absolute disregard for his own safety.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 115
Date: 10 October 1919

Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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