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Ernest JONES

Regimental number569
Place of birthGladstone, South Australia
Addressc/o J Rossler, Eudunda, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22.4
Height5' 10.5"
Weight146 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Laura Rossler, Eudunda, South Australia
Previous military serviceMember for 4 months, Spalding Rifle Club.
Enlistment date7 September 1914
Place of enlistmentMorphettville, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, E Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board Transport A2 Geelong on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 15 March 1918
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialSpoilbank Cemetery (Plot II, Row E, Grave No. 7), Zillebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Samuel Wilson and Laura JONES, Eudunda, South Australia
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

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

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