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Abert Edward JONES

Regimental number140
Place of birthFulham, West Torrens, South Australia
SchoolFulham Public School, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinMother, Mrs Henry Wm Jones Fulham, South Australia
Previous military serviceAt time of enlistment he was a member of Rudbeds Rifle Club.
Enlistment date14 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, A Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A26 Armadale on 12 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Light Horse Regiment
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularGiven name oh RoHc Albert Edward
FateKilled accidentally 24 June 1918
Place of death or woundingSoloman's Pool
Age at death32
Age at death from cemetery records31
Place of burialJerusalem War Cemetery (Row J, Grave No. 22), Palestine
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
7
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry William and Emily JONES, Fulham, South Australia
Family/military connectionsThree first cousins killed in France.

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