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Robert JONES

Regimental number204
Place of birthKiama, New South Wales
True NameJONES, Robert Reardon
SchoolBowral Superior Public School, New South Wales
Other trainingQuarryman
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationQuarryman
AddressBoolwey Street, Bowral, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26.8
Height5' 8.5"
Weight125 lbs
Next of kinMrs Jane Jones, Boolwey Street, Bowral, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed 3 years in 2nd Infantry Regiment,Citizen Military Forces; resigned 'owing to change of abode'.
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Battalion, G Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A14 Euripides on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollLance SGT
Unit from Nominal Roll56th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 2 August 1916
Age at death28
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burial'Y' Farm Military Cemetery (Row F, Grave No. 3), Bois-Grenier, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
162
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William Robert and Jane JONES. Native of Bowral, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 1192 Pte Edward Malcolm JONES, 11th Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 3 March 1916; 351 Pte Charles Ernest JONES, 26th Bn, returned to Australia, 21 July 1917; 203/5815 Corporal William Myles JONES MM, 18th Bn, returned to Australia, 4 June 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsAddress incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as Boolercy Street, Bowral, New South Wales.
SourcesNAA: B2455, JONES Robert

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