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Henry Thadeus JONES

Regimental number1104
Place of birthCloyne, Co Cork, Ireland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationStation hand
Addressc/o William J Jones, 82 Guay Street, Waterford, Ireland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Height5' 10.5"
Weight150 lbs
Next of kinBrother, William J Jones, chemist, 82 Quay Street, Waterford, Ireland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date19 April 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Light Horse Regiment, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/12/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A51 Chilka on 7 June 1915
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Name does not appear on Nominal Roll
Discharge date13 November 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Embarked Sydney, 7 June 1915; taken on strength of Regiment, Gallipoli, 2 October 1915.

Admitted to hospital, 30 November 1915 (sick); transferred to Hospital Ship 'Dongola', 1 December 1915 (gastritis); to No 5 General Hospital, Alexandria, 5 December 1915 (dysentery); discharged to duty, 8 January 1916.

Rejoined unit, 9 January 1916; marched out to Serapeum, 25 February 1916; 7th Light Horse: 'To be Squadron Quartermaster Sergeant, 18 September 1916.

Taken to hospital, Hassaniya, 23 November 1916 (sick); transferred to Kantara Hospital, 23 November 1916 (gonorrhoea); to Casualty Clearing Station, 24 November 1916; admitted to Australian General Hospital (Dermatological Section), Cairo, 24 November 1916; discharged 22 March 1917; venereal disease: period of treatment, 118 days).

Rejoined unit and School of Instruction, Moascar, 3 June 1917; transferred to Light Horse Regiment, 15 June 1917; reported to regiment and passed as Instructor at 27th Hotchkiss Gun Course, Zeitoun, 16 June 1917.

Transferred to 2nd Light Horse Training Regiment, 14 January 1918; admitted to 2nd Stationary Hospital, Moascar, 6 April 1918 (varicose veins); marched in to Port Said, 9 April 1918; marched out to Moascar, 24 April 1918; transferred to 7th Light Horse Regiment, 26 April 1918; reported to regiment, 29 April 1918.

Admitted to hospital, 17 May 1918 (sick); transferred to 318th General Hospital, Abbassia, 25 May 1918 (herpes); to Convalescent Depot, 5 June 1918; discharged to Moascar, 21 June1918; Admitted to Australian Stationary Hospital, 2 August 1918 (not yet diagnosed); diagnosed with venereal disease, 2 November 1918: discharged to duty 27 January 1919; period of treatment, 179 days.

Marched out for embarkation, 27 March 1919; embarked Port Said for United Kingdom, 28 March 1919.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Raranga', from London, 8 September 1919; disembarked, 29 October 1919; discharged, 13 November 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, JONES Henry Thadeus

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