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Cecil Frank JONES

Regimental number3500
Date of birth11 August 1901
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationShop assistant
AddressNorth Ward, Townsville, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Height5' 9.5"
Weight125 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Kate Jones, near Fire Station, Warburton Street, North Ward, Townsville, Queensland
Previous military serviceServed for 4 years in the Senior Cadets.
Enlistment date30 August 1915
Place of enlistmentTownsville, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 3 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 13 April 1919
Discharge date26 July 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Castalia', 13 April 1919; discharged (medically unfit, Brisbane, 26 July 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Also served in World War II: Service No QX11403.
Date of death6 September 1970
Age at death69
Place of burialTownsville Cemetery, Queensland
SourcesNAA: B883, JONES Cecil Frank

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