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Wilfred Raymond JONES

Regimental number2698
Place of birthBerrigan, New South Wales
SchoolBerrigan Public School, New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarmer
AddressBerrigan, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, John Jones, 'Erindale', Berrigan, New South Wales
Enlistment date5 May 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll8 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name46th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/63/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 20 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll46th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied Ballieul
FateDied of wounds 10 June 1915
Place of death or woundingMessines, Belgium
Age at death21.3
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialBailleul Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot III, Row C, Grave No. 76), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
142
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Agnes JONES, Erindale, Berrigan, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsHis two cousins Norman Percy Jones killed at Pozieres, 1916. Sydney Victor Jones, killed at Gallipoli, 1915.

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