Kenneth Howard JONES

Regimental number2698
Place of birthStrathalbyn, South Australia
SchoolStrathalbyn Public School, South Australia
Other training"He was an all round useful man"
ReligionChurch of England
AddressMelbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, George Jones, Strathalbyn, South Australia
Previous military serviceHis Lft wrote us a good letter of him as a soldier and a man. He was a good character.
Enlistment date12 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name60th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/77/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 2 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll60th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularYes, he had a lot of relatives serving. He had 3 nephews - could not read rest of RoHc
FateKilled in Action 27 April 1918
Place of death or woundingVillers-Bretonneux
Age at death28.6
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialVillers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery (Plot XI, Row B, Grave No. 1), Fouilloy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of George and F. JONES, Strathalbyn, South Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal