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William Alfred JONES

Regimental number1759
Place of birthAshfield New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPostal assistant
Address'Brooklyn', Thomas Street, Ashfield, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Jalig Jones, 'Brooklyn', Thomas Street, Ashfield, New South Wales
Enlistment date6 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name30th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/47/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 17 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Signal Squadron
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 30480 (15 January 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 76 (23 May 1918).

FateReturned to Australia 3 July 1919
Other details

War service: Middle East

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

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