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Charles JONES

Regimental number4581
Place of birthCoventry, Shropshire, England
Place of birthWelshpool, England
SchoolElementary
Age on arrival in Australia30
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm hand
AddressBunbury, Western Australia
Marital statusWidower
Age at embarkation38
Next of kinBrother, D Jones, Llywderw, Welshpool, Wales, England
Enlistment date14 February 1916
Place of enlistmentBlackboy Hill, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 31 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 17 July 1918
Place of death or woundingAmiens, France
Age at death38
Age at death from cemetery records38
Place of burialCrouy British Cemetery (Plot IV, Row A, Grave No. 12), Crouy-Sur-Somme, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
113
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Stephen and Eliza JONES. Native of Oswestry, Shropshire
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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