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Joseph JONES

Regimental number1568
Place of birthSalt River, South Africa
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
Addressc/o Mrs Whitehead, Renmark, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25.11
Height5' 9.5"
Weight142 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth C Jones, c/o Mr Whitehead, Renmark, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date16 December 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 19 February 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll1608
FateDischarged in London 24 April 1916
Discharge date24 April 1916
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Wounded in action, 28 August 1915; admitted to 16th Casualty Clearing Station.

Discharged in London as 'no longer physically fit for War Service at home or abroad owing to G.S.W. right thigh and left leg but is fit for civil employment'.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsSee 7426 Joseph JONES for second period of service.
SourcesNAA: B2455, JONES Joseph

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