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William Joseph JONES

Regimental number5056
Place of birthMaclean, New South Wales
SchoolMaclean Superior Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressTenkerden Road, Botany, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, W Jones, Maclean, Clarence River, New South Wales
Enlistment date27 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll28 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name18th Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 5 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll18th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularName on RoHc was MANSFIELD William Joseph. An additional page to RoHc stated that he served as JONES, William Joseph.
FateKilled in Action 25 February 1917
Place of death or woundingBapaume, Somme Sector, France
Date of death25 February 1917
Age at death19.11
Place of burialWarlencourt British Cemetery (Plot VIII, Row C, Grave No. 41), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
86
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
See MANSFIELD, W.J. the true family name
Family/military connectionsBrother of No 6112 Pte David F Mansfield, killed in action in Zonnebeke.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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