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Wallace Alfred JONES

Regimental number2919
Place of birthAdelong, New South Wales
SchoolConvent School, Albury, New South Wales
Other trainingBarman
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationBilliard marker
Address1 Marshall Street, Surry Hills, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinWife, Mrs Fatiola May Jones, 1 Marshall Street, Surry Hills, New South Wales
Enlistment date26 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name53rd Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/70/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 25 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll53rd Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)


FateKilled in Action 17 March 1918
Place of death or woundingFlanders, Belgium
Age at death27
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialSommer Farm Cemetery (Row A, Grave No. 13), Wytschaete, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated on the entrance gates to the grounds of St Patrick's Church, Albury, New South Wales. Parents: Alfred and Katie JONES; husband of Mrs F.M. JONES. Native of Adelong, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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