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Norman JONES

Regimental number501
Date of birthOctober 1894
Place of birthBowenvale, Victoria
SchoolTimor State School, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
AddressBowenvale, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMrs J Jones, Bowenvale, Victoria
Enlistment date10 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit name8th Light Horse Regiment, Machine Gun Section
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/13/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board TRANSPORT A16 Star Of Victoria on 25 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 3 January 1916
Discharge date28 January 1917
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1771 Sapper James Nicholas JONES, 2nd Light Railway Operating Company, returned to Australia, 12 June 1919; Nephews: 492 Driver Joseph Robert CAMPBELL, 3rd Light Horse Brigade Machine Gun Squadron, returned to Australia, 2 September 1916; [18A] Lt William John CAMPBELL, 3rd Australian General Hospital, returned to Australia, 30 October 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death2 October 1954
Age at death60
Place of burialManangatang Cemetery, Victoria

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