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John Barriston JONES

Regimental number5732
Place of birthHarrison Hill
ReligionChurch of England
AddressConstitution Hill, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinSister, Miss M Jones, Constitution Hill, Tasmania
Enlistment date28 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board HMAT A49 Seang Choon on 8 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularWas buried in Borre Cemetery one and a half miles east of Hazebrouck.
FateKilled in Action 30 June 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death24
Place of burialBorre British Cemetery (Plot II, Row C, Grave No. 5), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Susan JONES. Native of Jericho, Oatlands, Tasmania
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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