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Thomas Arthur JONES

Regimental number498
Place of birthMelrose, South Australia
SchoolMelrose Public School, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
AddressMelrose, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Edith M Jones, Melrose, South Australia
Enlistment date4 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name43rd Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/60/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 9 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll43rd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 6 October 1917
Place of death or woundingCypies
Age at death20.10
Place of burialNine Elms British Cemetery (Plot II, Row C, Grave No. 5), Poperinghe, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
136
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Edith Maud JONES, 38 Hanson Street, Adelaide, South Australia. Native of Melrose, South Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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