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Christopher JONES

Regimental number5915
Place of birthMargate, Kent, England
SchoolWhitstable Board School
Other trainingThree years Training Ship Warspite
Age on arrival in Australia20
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSailor
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinUncle, J Butler, Tankerton Beach, Whitstaple, Kent, England
Enlistment date13 October 1915
Place of enlistmentVictoria Barracks, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 1, Reinforcement 12
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/29/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 9 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Field Artillery Brigade
FateDied of wounds 30 October 1916
Place of death or woundingAlbert, France
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialDartmoor Cemetery (Plot II, Row E, Grave No. 31), Becordel-Becourt, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
11
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of Edward JONES, Maison Dieu Terrace, Telegraph Road, Deal, England. Native of England
Other details

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

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