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Herbert John JONES

Regimental number5615
Place of birthBurnley, Richmond, Victoria
SchoolTaronga State School
Address51 Heytesbury Road, Subiaco, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Margaret Jones, corner of Warley and Kilmur Streets, East Malvern, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the Compulsory Trainee scheme
Enlistment date10 April 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll29 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A52 Surada on 26 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 3 May 1917
Place of death or woundingBullecourt, France
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialBailleul Road East Cemetery (Plot II, Row H, Grave No. 15), St. Laurent-Blangy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Margaret and the late Alfred Wilmot JONES, 16 Warley Road, East Malvern, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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