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Walter James Leslie JONES

Regimental number3838
Date of birth27 June 1896
Place of birthMarrickville, Sydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationTram cleaner
AddressVernon Road, Bexley, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Jones, Vernon Road, Bexley, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date6 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 20 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll20th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 July 1919
Other details

Son of Hugh and Elizabeth Jones

Married Rose Alice Waters

While on active service was wounded by shrapnel in the jaw - resulting in the lower being removed
Date of death9 April 1981
Age at death84
Place of burialWoranora Crematorium, Sydney, New South Wales

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