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Benjamin JONES

Regimental number609
Place of birthWondonga, Victoria
SchoolWhroo State School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressRushworth, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth Jones, Rushworth, Victoria
Enlistment date25 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll13 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name37th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/54/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 3 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll37th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied in Caulfield Military Hospital from tubercular peritonitis.
FateReturned to Australia 22 July 1917
Place of death or woundingCaulfield Military Hospital, Victoria
Date of death3 November 1917
Age at death31
Age at death from cemetery records32
Place of burialRushworth Cemetery, Victoria
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
128
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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