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David JONES

Regimental number6794
Date of birth13 June 1885
Place of birthBirkenhead, Cheshire, England
Age on arrival in Australia19
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm manager
AddressBatlow, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinSister, Mrs. Sarah Martha Clitheram, 35 Chapel Street, St. Helens, Lancs., England
Enlistment date8 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameDivisional Signal Company 1, Reinforcement 15
AWM Embarkation Roll number22/11/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Orsova on 11 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Field Ambulance
FateReturned to Australia 2 June 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers-in-law: 2499 Driver Sydney HOOD, Australian Mounted Division, returned to Australia, 3 July 1919; 3055 Lance Corporal Thomas Stewart HOOD, 6th Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 27 June 1919; Lt Frank Pierce Yarrington HUET, Australian Army Medical Corps (Dental), died of disease, 3 February 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Injured at Parkhouse Camp, Salisbury Plain (fall from horse; dislocated right shoulder)

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death12 October 1972
Age at death87
Place of burialCremated: Nothern Suburbs Crematorium, North Ryde, New South Wales

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