|Place of birth||Moulamein, New South Wales|
|Address||Balranald, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||19|
|Next of kin||Father, G W Jones, Balranald, New South Wales|
|Place of enlistment||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Driver|
|Unit name||Divisional Ammunition Column 1, Reinforcement 22|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||25/89/3|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Driver|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||12th Field Artillery Brigade|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
|Family/military connections||Brothers: 30577 Pte Thomas Connor JONES, 4th Light Trench Mortar Battery, killed in action, 5 April 1918; 2680 Pte Donald Shaw JONES MM, 58th Bn, killed in action, 2 September 1918.|
War service: Western Front
Embarked Melbourne, 23 November 1916; disembarked Plymouth, England, 29 January 1917; marched into Australian Details Camps Nos 6 & 7, Perham Downs, 30 January 1917.
Marched into Reserve Brigade Australian Artillery, Larkhill, 31 March 1917.
Proceeded overseas to France, 9 August 1917; taken on strength, 12th Field Artillery Brigade, 14 August 1917, and posted to Brigade Ammunition Column.
Detached to 4th Army Headquarters, 17 July 1917 (escort duty); rejoined unit from detachment, 24 July 1918.
On leave to United Kingdom, 19 September 1918; rejoined unit from leave, 7 October 1918.
Found guilty, 14 January 1919, of failing to appear at a place of parade appointed by his CO in that he on 12 January 1919 was absent from 7.45 am parade: awarded 1 day's Field Punishment No 2.
Marched out to England for return to Australia, 22 April 1919.
Admitted to 1st Australian Dermatological Hospital, Bulford, 16 June 1919; discharged, 14 July 1919; total period of treatment for venereal disease: 29 days.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Anchises', 28 August 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 8 October 1919; discharged, Melbourne, 22 November 1919.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, JONES Hugh Shaw|