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Rolf Stanley JONES

Regimental number3523
Place of birthRaglan Street, Preston, Victoria
SchoolMitcham State School & Hawthorn Technical College, Victoria
Other trainingNurseryman and florst
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFlorist
AddressMount Pleasant Road, Tunstall, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, W E Jones, Mount Pleasant Road, Tunstall, Victoria
Enlistment date15 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 11 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 8 July 1915 sailed in Nestor 11 October 1915. Wounded at Fleurbaix 19 July 1916, died at Aldershot 15 Feb 1917.
FateDied of disease 15 February 1917
Place of death or woundingFleurbaix, France
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialBrookwood Military Cemetery (Plot IV, Row D, Grave No. 1), Surrey, England, England
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
168
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Walter Edgar and Catherine JONES, Nestalla, New Grove Road, Healesville, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother: 798 Sergeant Geoffrey Ernest Jones, 60th Bn, killed in action, 19 July 1916.

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