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Earnest JONES

Regimental number569
Place of birthGladstone South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
Addressc/o J Rossler, Eudunda, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Laura Rossler, Eudunda, South Australia
Enlistment date7 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, E Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board Transport A2 Geelong on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 15 March 1918
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialSpoilbank Cemetery (Plot II, Row E, Grave No. 7), Zillebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
66
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Samuel Wilson and Laura JONES, Eudunda, South Australia
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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