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George Musgrave JONES

Regimental number1913
Place of birthEchuca Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
AddressSeymour Road, Elsternwick, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, Stan Jones, Seymour Road, Elsternwick, Victoria
Enlistment date2 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name31st Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 3 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll46th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 30107 (1 June 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 169 (4 October 1917).
Recommendation date: "5 March 1917

Meritorious Service Medal


Recommendation date: 1 March 1918

FateReturned to Australia 5 April 1919
Medals

Meritorious Service Medal

'For continuous good work and devotion to duty as Orderly Room clerk since the formation of the Battalion in 1916. In the Line he has performed his duties at Battalion Headquarters with the same energy and zeal as in billets, and has proved himself a very capable and reliable N.C.O. at all times. No matter how trying the circumstances he acquitted himself well and rendered valuable service to the Battalion.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 110
Date: 25 July 1918

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Meritorious Service Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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