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Ernest Edwin JONES

Date of birth--/08/1881
Place of birthLisburn, Ireland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCommercial traveller
AddressHoward Hotel, Hobart, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation38
Next of kinMother, Mrs M J Jones, Clarence Drive, Harrogate, England
Enlistment date4 September 1918
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll19 August 1914
Place of enlistmentPontville, Tasmania
Rank on enlistmentLieutenant
Unit nameAustralian Naval and Military Expeditionary Force, Reinforcements (March 1915-May 1919)
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Morinda on 11 September 1918
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Divisional Ammunition Column
Promotions

2nd Lieutenant


Unit: ART Div 5
Promotion date: 2 May 1916

Lieutenant


Unit: ART Div 5
Promotion date: 23 August 1916

FateReturned to Australia 4 May 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John William and Mary JONES
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death17 March 1930
Age at death49
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, JONES Ernest Edwin

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