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Ernest John JONES

Regimental number2837
Place of birthHobart Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStation hand
AddressHobart, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, George Jones, 62 Queen Street, Hobart, Tasmania
Previous military service93rd Infantry
Enlistment date26 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name40th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/57/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 6 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 December 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Hobart Garden of Remembrance
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death24 January 1980

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