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Dick Ashton JONES

Regimental number7294
Place of birthBrisbane, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBlacksmith
AddressOatlands, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Height5' 6"
Weight146 lbs
Next of kinFather, W Jones, Oatlands, Tasmania
Previous military serviceNil (previously rejected 'about 3 years ago' as underage)
Enlistment date31 October 1916
Place of enlistmentClaremont, Tasmania
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 24th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee on 10 February 1917
FateDischarged 13 August 1917
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Name does not appear on Nominal Roll
Discharge date13 August 1917
Family/military connectionsBrother: 4817 Pte Leigh Ashton JONES, 12th Bn, killed in action, 10 November 1916.
Other details

Enlisted, 17 August 1915; discharged ('useless'), 15 November 1915.

Re-enlisted, 31 October 1916.

Did not embarked Adelaide, 10 February 1917.

Discharged (medically unfit: chronic gonorrhoea, 'unlikely to become efficient in a reasonable time, nor to remain efficient then.'), 13 August 1917.

Medals: not eligible
SourcesNAA: B2455, JONES Dick Ashton

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