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Robert Harvey JONES

Regimental number1708
Place of birthValley, Brisbane, Queensland
SchoolValley State School, Brisbane, Queensland
ReligionBaptist
OccupationSalesman
Addressc/o Mrs A E Richards, "Mimosa", Baljou Street, New Farm, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMrs W Jones, Arthur and James Streets, New Farm, Brisbane, Queensland
Enlistment date24 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 3, Battery 7
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/31/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A22 Rangatira on 25 September 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Field Artillery Brigade
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularFatally wounded at Menin Road, near Ypres, and died whilst being conveyed to the Hospital. Enlisted on 13 September 1914, left with the First Expeditionary Forces abord the "Rangstari" as a Driver in the 7th Battery, and was transferred to 11th Battery when that Battery was formed in Egypt. He saw service in Gallipoli and aftewards in France where he was killed.
FateDied of wounds 14 September 1917
Place of death or woundingMenin Road, Belgium
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialMenin Road South Military Cemetery (Plot II, Row B, Grave No. 12), Ypres, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
17
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Mary JONES, Corner of James and Gibbon Streets, Teneriffe, Brisbane, Queensland. Native of Valley, Brisbane

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