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Ernest Paul JONES

Regimental number5248
Place of birth67 Johnston St, Fitzroy, Melbourne, Victoria
SchoolRathdown State School, Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria
Other trainingMotor boat mechanic.
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPaper box maker
Address67 Johnston Street, Fitzroy, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, Mr E Jones, 67 Johnston Street, Fitzroy, Victoria
Enlistment date12 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 1 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 20 September 1917
Place of death or woundingMenin Road, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialHooge Cratewr Cemetery (Plot XI, Row C, Grave No. 2), Zillebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edward and Elizabeth JONES, 67 Johnston Street, Fitzroy, Victoria
Family/military connectionsSpr R.J. Murray, 5th Div Sig (Cousin)
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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