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Sydney William JONES

Regimental number1569
Place of birthBurwood New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationShunter
AddressChestnut Road, Auburn, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMother, Mrs S Jones, Chestnut Road, Auburn, New South Wales
Enlistment date10 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 12 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Recommendation date: 24 January 1919

FateReturned to Australia 22 July 1917
Date of death2 September 1961
Place of burialRookwood Crematorium

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