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Hubert Cromwell Warwick JONES

Regimental number721
Date of birth7 December 1894
Place of birthMaylands, South Australia
SchoolAlbert Park State School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Height5' 5"
Weight146 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs J.R. Jones, 48 Richmond Street, Albert Park, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the 51st Regiment, Cadets (1 year); and in 51st Infantry Regiment, Citizen Military Forces (2 years).
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Place of enlistmentAlbert Park, Victoria
Unit name5th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A3 Orvieto on 21 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 25 April 1915
Place of burialLone Pine Cemetery (Plot 3, Row C, Grave 5), Gallipoli, Turkey
Family/military connectionsCousin: 303 Lance Corporal Francis Leonard YORATH, 5th Bn, returned to Australia, 1 February 1918; d. tuberculosis, 20 April 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Embarked Alexandria to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force (Gallipoli campaign), 5 April 1915.

Reported missing in action, 25 April 1915; body found, 24 May 1915.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, JONES Hubert Cromwell Warwick

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