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Robert JONES

Regimental number14623
Place of birthLancashire, England
ReligionChurch of England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29.4
Height5' 1.75"
Next of kinSister, Mrs M Borne, 23 Church Grove, Glenferrie, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date13 December 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit name23rd Howitzer Brigade, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/133/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 20 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 19 April 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Peter Dennis
Discharge date21 September 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board Ht 'Marathon', 19 April 1919; disembarked Adelaide, 5 June 1919; discharged (medically unfit: amputated left thigh), Adelaide, 21 September 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to War Service.
Date of death20 January 1939 Adelaide, South Australia
Age at death54
Place of burialAIF Cemetery, West Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, JONES Robert

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