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Richard William JONES

Regimental number9447
Place of birth17 Coleman St, Brighton, Sussex, England
SchoolFinsbury Road, Islingwood Road, Brighton,
Other trainingSalesman
Age on arrival in Australia17
ReligionSalvation Army
OccupationShop assistant
Address1179 Hay Street, West Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, John Jones, 10 Hartington Road, Brighton, England
Previous military serviceBoys Brigade 11th Brighton
Enlistment date6 December 1915
Place of enlistmentPerth, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameField Ambulance 4, Reinforcement 15
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/47/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 1 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Field Ambulance
FateKilled in Action 21 October 1917
Place of death or woundingYpres, Belgium
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialYpres Reservoir Cemetery (Plot I, Row H, Grave No. 86), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Louisa JONES, Brunswick Villa, Hector Street, Perth, Western Australia

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