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Alfred JONES

Regimental number2155
Place of birthWindsor, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressMead Street, Glen Innes, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation44.2
Height5' 6.75"
Next of kinWife, Mrs E R Jones, Mead Street, Glen Innes, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date6 July 1915
Place of enlistmentHolsworthy, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 30 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 29 September 1917
Discharge date29 December 1917
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Discharged (medically unfit: overage), Sydney, 29 December 1917.

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

Re-enlisted with Special Service Unit; commenced return to Australia, 3 September 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), 12 November 1919.
SourcesNAA: B2455, JONES Alfred

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