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Aurelian Thomas JONES

Regimental number917
Place of birthCootamundra, New South Wales
SchoolState School and Beechworth College
Other trainingStudent of Languages, had mastered 7 languages when killed
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBank clerk
Address33 Harold Street, Upper Hawthorn, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMrs F H E Phillips, 33 Harold Street, Upper Hawthorn, Victoria
Enlistment date19 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 2, Battery 4
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/30/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A9 Shropshire on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Field Artillery Brigade
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularWas Interpreter for his regiment and others.
FateKilled in Action 11 October 1917
Place of death or woundingPasschendaele, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death25.5
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialThe Huts Cemetery (Plot IX< Row D, Grave No. 10), Dickebusch, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: David and F.H.E. JONES, Manfield House, Beechworth, Victoria
Family/military connectionsRay Laycock Military Medal, cousin; Edward Edwards killed, cousin.
Other details

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

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