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Joseph JONES

Regimental number2779
Place of birthPorepunkah, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationWinchman
AddressBrookside via Porepunkah, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation38.2
Height5' 4"
Weight170 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Edith Frances Jones, Brookside via Porepunkah, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date10 July 1916
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name46th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/63/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 20 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll46th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 May 1919
Discharge date10 November 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Port Napier', 12 May 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 2 July 1919; discharged (medically unfit: chronic gastritis, synovitis), Melbourne, 10 November 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death28 May 1944
Age at death67
Place of burialPoowong Cemetery, South Gippsland, Victoria
SourcesNAA: B2455, JONES Joseph

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