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Ernest William JONES

Regimental number1374
Place of birthBowral, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
Address317 Marrickville Road, Marrickville, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation34.6
Height5' 9"
Weight144 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Caroline M Jones, 317 Marrickville Road, Marrickville, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date13 November 1914
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee on 11 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollStaff Sergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Dental Unit
FateReturned to Australia 16 January 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Kent Fedorowich
Discharge date5 May 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Demosthenes', 16 January 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 2 March 1919, for onward travel to Sydney; discharged, Sydney, 5 May 1919.

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

Death attributed to War Service.
Date of death14 September 1937
Place of burialNarrandera Cemetery, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, JONES Ernest William

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