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Evan Thomas JONES

Regimental number2185
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLamp trimmer
AddressEdward Street, Wollongong, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinWife, Mrs Christina Alice Jones, Wollongong PO, Wollongong, New South Wales
Enlistment date25 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll28 February 1916
Place of enlistmentBathurst, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name53rd Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/70/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A44 Vestalia on 11 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll53rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 16 June 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Andrew Richardson
Discharge date18 September 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death19 March 1954
Age at death62
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, JONES Evan Thomas

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