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William Augustus Lindsay JONES

Regimental number5692
Place of birthPaddington, New South Wales
SchoolForest Lodge Superior Public School
Other trainingClerical
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
AddressRoseville Cottage, Gordon Road, Roseville, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, J.A. Jones, Pearson's Avenue, Gordon, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in Compulsory Training Scheme
Enlistment date17 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 3 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 5 October 1917
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Stated to be William Augustas Jones on NR
Place of death or woundingPasschendaele, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death19
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialButtes New British Cemetery (Plot XXVI, Row A, Grave No. 4), Polygon Wood, Zonnebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
37
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Joseph and Annie Isabella JONES, Archer Street, Chatswood, New South Wales. Native of Sydney, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsCould not read RoHc
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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