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Samuel JONES

Regimental number777
Date of birth--/01/1888
Place of birthAdelaide South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationClerk
AddressBoulder City, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinWife, Mrs J A Jones, 50 Alexander Road, Fremantle, Western Australia
Enlistment date12 November 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll26 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentQuartermaster Sergaent
Unit name28th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia,
30 Officers and 982 Other Ranks embarked at Fremantle on HMAT A11 'Ascanius' on 29 June 1915; 12 others embarked at Fremantle on HMAT A36 'Thirty-Six' on 12 July 1916. From Embarkation Records it is not possible to distinguish the latter 12.
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
Promotions

QMR & HON LT


Unit: 28th Battalion
Promotion date: 8 November 1917

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Unspecified


Recommendation date: "9 June 1916

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31089 (31 December 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 61 (23 May 1919).
Recommendation date: 26 January 1919

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31448 (11 July 1919); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 124 (30 October 1919).

FateReturned to Australia 16 June 1919
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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