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George Kendall JONES

Regimental number3063
Place of birthKettering, England
SchoolBurton Satimer, Church of England
Age on arrival in Australia32
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationTeamster
Addressc/o M Hicks, Katanning, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation37
Next of kinMrs Rachael Jones, Burley Street, Kettering, Northamptonshire, England
Previous military serviceJoined the East Yorks Reg 1894, England
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Place of enlistmentBlackboy Hill, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameDivisional Ammunition Column (Sept-Oct 1914)
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board Transport A7 Medic on 2 November 1914
Rank from Nominal RollBombardier
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Field Artillery Brigade
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularServed under Baden Powell during South African War. Received the Queen Victoria medal for service.
FateDied of wounds 8 August 1916
Place of death or woundingBicourt Wood, France
Age at death40
Age at death from cemetery records40
Place of burialWarloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot VII, Row E, Grave No. 51), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
12
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Rachel JONES, 5 Burghley Street, Kettering, England
Other details

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

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