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John Robert JONES

Regimental number1762
Place of birthCowra New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationTelegraph operator
Address113 Ridge Street, North Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs Allie Christina Gunning, 113 Ridge Street, North Sydney
Enlistment date12 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Light Horse Regiment, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/11/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 18 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSquadron Quartermaster Sergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Signal Squadron
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 3138 (5 June 1919); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 113 (6 October 1919).

FateReturned to Australia 8 September 1919
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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