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Cecil Harwood JONES

Regimental number16136
Date of birth1890
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
ReligionMethodist
OccupationClerk
Address'Araroa', Birkley Road, Manly, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Height5' 8.5"
Weight138 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Matilda Eliza Jones, 'Araroa', Birkley Road, Manly, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date20 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll23 March 1916
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Light Horse Field Ambulance, 23rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/39/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 12 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 1 January 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 8424 Sergeant Kenneth Harcourt JONES, No 10 Company, Australian Army Service Corps, returned to Australia, 1 April 1919.
Other details

Embarked Sydney, 15 December 1916; disembarked Suez, 19 January 1917.

Taken on strength, 1st Light Horse Training Regiment, 18 February 1917.

Transferred to 1st Light Horse Field Ambulance, 28 February 1917.

Admitted to 74th Casualty Clearing Station, Marakeb, 22 August 1917; transferred to No 6 Hospital Train, 22 August 1917, and admitted to 24th Stationary Hospital; transferred to 14th Australian General Hospital, Abbassia, 25 August 1917; classified unfit by Medical Board, 3 October 1917 (neurasthenia); attached for duty to 14th Australian General Hospital, 5 October 1917.

Admitted to 14th Australian General Hiospital, 8 May 1918 (heart); rejoined unit from hospital, 24 July 1918.

Commnced return to Australia from Suez on board HT 'Aneas', 1 January 1919 (debility); disembarked Melbourne, 5 February 1919, for onward travel to Sydney; discharged, Sydney, 19 March 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsParents: Jonas and Matilda Elizabeth (nee Suggate) JONES
Date of death28 May 1957
Place of burialManly Cemetery

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