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Alfred John JONES

Regimental number5120
Place of birthZeehan, Tasmania
SchoolState School
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressCornwall Street, Beaconsfield, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Mr G Jones, Cornwall Street, Beaconsfield, Tasmania
Enlistment date29 October 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Orontes on 29 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll52nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 4 September 1916
Place of death or woundingMouquet Farm, Pozieres, France
Age at death22
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialCourcelette British Cemetery (Plot XI, Row F, Grave No. 11), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
155
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Mary Ann JONES, Beaconsfield, Tasmania. Native of Zeehan, Tasmania
Family/military connectionsCousin
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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