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William Patrick JONES

Regimental number104
Place of birthPerth, Western Australia
SchoolChristian Brothers (Catholic) School
Other trainingClerical
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
Address59 Bulwer Street, Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, G W Jones, 59 Bulwer Street, Perth, Western Australia
Enlistment date17 February 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll16 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia,
30 Officers and 982 Other Ranks embarked at Fremantle on HMAT A11 'Ascanius' on 29 June 1915; 12 others embarked at Fremantle on HMAT A36 'Thirty-Six' on 12 July 1916. From Embarkation Records it is not possible to distinguish the latter 12.
Rank from Nominal RollCompany Sergeant Major
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 12 November 1916
Place of death or woundingRouen
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialSt. Sever Cemetery Extension (Block O, Plot I, Row R, Grave No. 1), Rouen, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
113
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George Waterford and Elizabeth JONES. Native of Perth, Western Australia
Family/military connectionsA cousin killed.

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