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William Robert JONES

Regimental number8911
Place of birthArmidale, Carrick, Tasmania
SchoolLaunceston Church Grammar School
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressArmadale, Carrick, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, H R Jones, Armadale, Carrick, Tasmania
Enlistment date20 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit name2nd Divisional Ammunition Column
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/90/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A39 Port Macquarie on 16 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Divisional Signal Company
FateKilled accidentally 7 June 1919
Place of death or woundingCape Town, South Africa
Age at death23.9
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialWoltemade Cemetery (Cem. 4. B1.I. 123A), Cape Town, South Africa
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
25
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry and Alexandrina JONES
Family/military connectionsCousin: Major R. LLEWYLLAN-JONES MC
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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