Walter James JONES

Regimental number6841
Place of birthGreenough, Western Australia
SchoolConvent (Catholic) School
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressGeraldton, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs Margaret Ann Jones, Durlacher Street, Geraldton, Western Australia
Previous military serviceServed in the Citizen Military Forces
Enlistment date14 February 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 20th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 29 June 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted at age 17 years, had travelled the world as a cabin-boy. (Mother)
FateDied of wounds 14 August 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death18
Place of burialTerlincthun British Cemetery (Plot II, Row C, Grave No. 8), Wimille, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Hugh James and Margaret Ann JONES, Forrest Street, Geraldton, Western Australia. Native of Geraldton
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal