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Edwin Alfred JONES

Regimental number1191
Place of birthBirmingham, England
ReligionChurch of England
Address99 Orwell Street, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation40
Height5' 8.5"
Weight150 lbs
Next of kinSister, Mrs E E Sadler, 123 Bann Street, Ladywood, Birmingham, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date9 February 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll10 February 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name18th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A40 Ceramic on 25 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll18th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 3 May 1916
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Andrew Richardson
Discharge date13 September 1916
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Commenced return to Australia from Portland on board HT 'Themistocles', 3 May 1916; disembarked, Sydney, 1 July 1919; discharged (medically unfit: gun shot wound, right arm), Sydney, 13 September 1916.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death7 December 1929
Age at death53
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, JONES Edwin Alfred

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