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Regimental number5498
Date of birth4 June 1896
Place of birthGolden Square, Victoria
SchoolGolden Square State School and Bendigo High School, Victoria
Other trainingAccountancy
AddressGolden Square, Bendigo, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, R Jones, Laurel Street, Golden Square, Bendigo, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the Cadets and Citizen Military Forces
Enlistment date26 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll26 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 4 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularAthlete, good rifle shot. Winner of over twenty medals for shooting, and at High School sports and cadet competitions. (Father) Joined the Bank of New South Wales, Melbourne branch, 1 June 1915.
FateDied of wounds 12 April 1917
Place of death or woundingBullecourt, France
Age at death20
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialVis-En-Artois British Cemetery (Plot XI, Row D, Grave No. 3), Haucourt, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Ralph and Charlotte Ellen JONES, Laurel Street, Golden Square, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Wounded in action, Bullecourt; taken prisoner of war.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Sources'Bank of New South Wales Roll of Honour' (Sydney, 1921), p. 205.

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