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Walter Ernest JONES

Regimental number2033
Place of birthStrahan Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPostal assistant
AddressDeloraine, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Henry Ernest Jones, Crotty Creek, Queenstown, Tasmania
Previous military service91st Infantry
Enlistment date5 December 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll4 December 1916
Rank on enlistment2nd Air Mechanic
Unit nameJune 1917 Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number8/15/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 21 June 1917
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 8 August 1917
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 4 August 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Squadron Australian Flying Corps
FateReturned to Australia 6 May 1919
Date of death18 July 1950
Place of burialFawkner Cemetery

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