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William Rees JONES

Regimental number198
Place of birthBallarat, Victoria
SchoolBallarat State School, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationCommercial traveller
Address94 Raglan Road, North Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation36
Next of kinMrs L Jones, 94 Raglan Road, North Perth, Western Australia
Enlistment date9 September 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll25 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 31 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 28 June 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death28 June 1915
Age at death37
Age at death from cemetery records37
Place of burialShell Green Cemetery (Plot II, Row G, Grave No. 22), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
62
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Isaac and Minnie JONES; husband of Lily JONES, 94 Taglan Road, North Perth, Western Australia. Native of Ballarat, Victoria
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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