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William John JONES

Regimental number690
Place of birthBath, Somerset, England
SchoolDoveton College, Madras, India
Other trainingMilitary School
Age on arrival in Australia19.6
Address278 Napier Street, Fitzroy, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinWilliam Jones, Madras Police, Lumbakonam Town, South India
Previous military serviceServed in the Cadets at Doveton College as a Sergeant.
Enlistment date19 August 1914
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, F Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 19 October 1914
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularHe was the company shot and captain of the college teams in 1912, swimming the third outright, also in 1911 he was a member of the teams, scoring 25-25-50 at 200 and 500 yds. (Father)
FateDied of wounds
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Name does not appear on Nominal Roll
Place of death or woundingKrithia
Date of death10 May 1915
Age at death21.1
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialLancashire Landing Cemetery (Row E, Grave No. 51), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John William and Florence Evelyn JONES, Whitefield, Bangalore, South India. Native of Bath, England

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