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William Frederick JONES

Regimental number2154
Place of birthMidland Junction, Western Australia
SchoolMidland Junction State School, Western Australia
Other trainingMusical Instruments
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBlacksmith
AddressHarper Street,West Midland Junction, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Frederick Jones, Harper Street, West Midland Junction, Western Australia
Previous military serviceServed in the Cadets and Engineers.
Enlistment date6 May 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll3 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 6 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Cross


Recommendation date: "19 May 1918

Military Cross


Recommendation date: 23 May 1918"

FateKilled in Action 6 August 1915
Place of death or woundingLone Pine, Gallipoli
Date of death6 August 1915
Age at death19.6
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialShell Green Cemetery (Plot II, Row I, Grave No. 40), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
62
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents; Frederick William and Susan JONES, Harper Street, Midland Junction, Western Australia
Family/military connectionsTwo first cousins, William and Herbert Porter.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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