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George Ernest Walter JONES

Regimental number79
Place of birthShire
Place of birthSurrey, England
SchoolNational School
Age on arrival in Australia23
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationTram conductor
Address248 Moore Park Road, City, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinBrother, Henry Jones, 'The Rambles' The Garden Suburb, Haslemen, Surrey, England
Enlistment date3 May 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name19th Battalion, Headquarters
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT Ceramic on 25 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll19th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 16 September 1916
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Stated to be George Ernest Jones on NR
Place of death or woundingYpres, Belgium
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialRailway Dugouts Burial Ground (Transport Farm) (Plot VI, Row N, Grave No. 19), Zillebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: CHarles and Elizabeth JONES. Native of Haslemere, England
Other details

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

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