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Arthur JONES

Regimental number2439
Place of birthBarraba, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationGeneral bush worker
AddressBarraba, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Height5' 6"
Weight133 lbs
Next of kinFather, Alfred Singleton Jones, Barraba, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil (exempt area under Compulsory Military Training scheme)
Enlistment date15 May 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll6 May 1916
Place of enlistmentArmidale, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name33rd Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/50/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 17 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll33rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 16 March 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Peter Dennis
Discharge date11 October 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Czarita', 16 March 1919; discharged (medically unfit: amputated left thigh), Sydney, 11 October 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death13 January 1965
Age at death66
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, JONES Arthur

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