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Edward Thomas JONES

Regimental number226
Place of birthWilliamstown, Victoria
SchoolWilliamstown Central State School, No 1183, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationElectrician
AddressFarm Street, Newport, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Grace Jones, Farm Street, Newport, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in Commonwealth Citizen Military Forces, A.M.F.
Enlistment date16 September 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A38 Ulysses on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Pioneer Battalion
FateKilled in Action 7 August 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death20.9
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialPozieres British Cemetery (Plot IV, Row L, Grave No. 33), Ovillers-La-Boisselle, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
174
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Silvanus and Crace Mitchell JONES, 109 John Street, Williamstown, Victoria
Other details

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

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