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David James JONES

Regimental number33667
Place of birthMt Victoria, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLaw clerk
AddressSpring Garden, Granville, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation36
Height5' 8"
Weight155 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Margaret C Jones, Smith Street, Granville, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed for 16 months in Transport Horses, South Africa (Boer War); member for 10 years, Blackheath Rifle Club.
Enlistment date20 December 1916
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameMedium Trench Mortar Battery Reinforcement 7
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/129/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 11 May 1917
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Division Medium Trench Mortar Battery
FateReturned to Australia 21 July 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Robert and Sandra Crofts
Discharge date24 October 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Boonah', 21 July 1918; discharged (medically unfit, wounded: gun shot wound, left forearm, compound fracture), Sydney, 24 October 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death16 May 1943
Age at death63
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis (Sec. R.C. 9, 3126), Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, JONES David James

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