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Stepney Wilmot JONES

Regimental number7105
Place of birthUpper Swan, Western Australia
SchoolPerth Boys School
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationEngineer
AddressGPO, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation36
Next of kinMother, Mrs S Jones, Commercial Road, Midland Junction, Western Australia
Previous military serviceHad served for 13.6 months with Breytenbacks Light Horse, West African campaign.
Enlistment date20 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 23rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 23 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied at Fargo Military Hospital, England.
FateDied of disease 15 February 1917
Place of death or woundingEngland
Age at death36
Age at death from cemetery records36
Place of burialDurrington Cemetery (Grave No. 198), Wiltshire, England
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
50
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William Fredrick and Sarah JONES, Commercial Road, Midland Junction, Western Australia
Other details

War service: England

Embarked from Melbourne, 23 November 1916; disembarked Plymouth, England, 29 January 1917.

Admitted to Fargo Military Hospital, 12 February 1917 (bronchitis); died, 15 February 1917.

Medal: British War Medal