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George Edgar JONES

Regimental number2596
Place of birthBothwell Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressJericho, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Frederick Jones, Jericho, Tasmania
Enlistment date9 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name40th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/57/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 25 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll40th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 19 August 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death22 March 1966
Place of burialCornelian Bay Cemetery

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