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Rupert Allan JONES

Regimental number223
Place of birthWrexham, North Wales
SchoolWrexham National
Age on arrival in Australia19
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarrier
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Jones, 61 Salop Road, Wrexham, North Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the Denbighshire Hussars, Imperial Yecmanry.
Enlistment date18 September 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll10 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentLance Corporal
Unit name14th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A38 Ulysses on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 7 August 1916
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Spelt Rupert Alan Jones on NR
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death21.3
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialPozieres British Cemetery (Plot III, Row N, Grave No. 14), Ovillers-La-Boisselle, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
73
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Emma JONES, 61 Salop Road, Wrexham, Wales

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