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Robert Henry JONES

Regimental number408
Place of birthRozelle, New South Wales
SchoolSmith Street Public School, Rozelle, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
Address5 Murdock Street, Rozelle, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs B Jones, 5 Murdock Street, Rozelle, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the Compulsory Training Scheme
Enlistment date15 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name19th Battalion, A Company
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT Ceramic on 25 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll19th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 23 August 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialPozieres British Cemetery (Plot IV, Row P, Grave No. 33), Ovillers-La-Boisselle, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George Samuel and Bella JONES, 5 Murdock Street, Rozelle, New South Wales

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