Samuel James JONES

Regimental number2723
Place of birthMortlake Lane, Surrey, England
Place of birthMort Lakes, England
SchoolMortlake Survey, England
Other trainingGardner
Age on arrival in Australia22
ReligionChurch of England
AddressNo 2 State Mill, Dwellingup, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, G Jones, 13 West Road, Mortlake Surrey, England
Previous military serviceYes.
Enlistment date24 June 1915
Place of enlistmentPerth, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 2 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
FateDied of disease 27 August 1916
Place of death or woundingAlbert, France
Age at death27.10
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialBologne Eastern Cemetery (Plot VIII, Row B, Grave No. 165), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George S. and Amy JONES
Family/military connectionsSydney Arthur Jones, Belgium, Croix de Guerre