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William Charles JONES

Regimental number2897
Place of birthSmithfield
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
SchoolNewington College, Sydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressYeronga, Benboyd Road, Neutral Bay, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinFather, Sydney Booth Jones, same address
Enlistment date14 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Light Horse Regiment, 20th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/12/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Malwa on 22 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Light Horse Regiment
FateDied of disease 8 January 1919
Place of death or woundingChanak, Gallipoli
Age at death31
Place of burialChanak Consular Cemetery (Row D, Grave No. 5), Asia
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
5
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Sydney Booth and Amy JONES

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