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George James JONES

Regimental number1132
Place of birthRedfern, Sydney, New South Wales
SchoolForest Lodge
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSalesman
Address117 Albion Street, Annandale , Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Jones, 117 Albion Street, Annandale, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the Citizen Military Forces
Enlistment date7 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 22 December 1914
FateKilled in Action 21 May 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death18
Age at death from cemetery records18
Place of burial4th Battalion Parade Ground Cemetery (Row A, Grave No. 6), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
37
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James Samuel and Margaret Elizabeth JONES, 1 Salisbury Street, Camperdown, New South Wales. Native of Redfern, New South Wales
Family/military connections(Cousin of deceased) Adrian Edmund Husband wounded at Gallipoli, invalided home to Hobart and died there, number unknown.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

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

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