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James Nicholas JONES

Regimental number1771
Date of birth21 March 1885
Place of birthGladstone Victoria
SchoolTimor State School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressBowenvale via Maryborough, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinWife, Mrs Eileen Mary Jones, Bowenvale via Maryborough, Victoria
Enlistment date4 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name22nd Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/39/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 16 July 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll1771A
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Light Railway Operating Company
FateReturned to Australia 12 June 1919
Discharge date7 October 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 501 Driver Norman Campbell JONES, 8th Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 3 January 1916; Nephews: 492 Driver Joseph Robert CAMPBELL, 3rd Light Horse Brigade Machine Gun Squadron, returned to Australia, 2 September 1916; [18A] Lt William John CAMPBELL, 3rd Australian General Hospital, returned to Australia, 30 October 1919.
Date of death16 March 1967
Age at death71
Place of burialCremated: Springvale Crematorium, Melbourne, Victoria

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