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Charles James JONES

Regimental number1552
Place of birthQuirindi, New South Wales
SchoolBreeza Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCarpenter
AddressBreeza, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinWife, Mrs. Elizabeth May Jones, Breeza, New South Wales
Enlistment date2 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Light Horse Regiment, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/11/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT SS Hawkes Bay on 23 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Field Company Engineers
FateKilled in Action 11 June 1917
Place of death or woundingMessines, Belgium
Age at death29
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialMessines Ridge British Cemetery (Plot III, row A, Grave No. 38), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
24
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alfred and Sarah JONES; husband of Elizabeth May JONES, Woodstock Street, Guildord, New South Wales. Native of Quirindi, New South Wales

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