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Reginald Walter JONES

Regimental number80
Place of birthSt Kilda, Victoria
Address16 Shaftsbury Street, Essendon, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Height5' 8.5"
Weight176 lbs
Enlistment dateNO ENTRY
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 October 1914
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit name14th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A38 Ulysses on 22 December 1914
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches

Recommendation date: "25 may 1915

Military Medal

Recommendation date: Unspecified

Legion of Honour

Recommendation date: 6 February 1917

Silver Medal

Recommendation date: 6 February 1917

Military Cross

Recommendation date: 14 June 1917"

FateReturned to Australia 5 April 1918

Military Medal

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 62
Date: 19 April 1917

Military Cross

'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. At great personal risk he crossed the open under heavy machine gun fire, and reconnoited a farm which consisted of a mass of concrete gun emplacements, afterwrds returning and organizing a bombing party, with which he captured and consolidated the position. He also captured three enemy guns and a large quantity of ammunition. This operation resulted in an advance of 800 yards into hostile territory, and he displayed the greatest tactical skill and judgement throughout.'999999999999uuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuyp[[[[.,nbbbbbttttoiuytre2saAQQQQQQQWWWWWWWSWWWWWWWWWWWWYYYYYYIIII90-0
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Other detailsMedals: Military Medal, Military Cross, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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