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Ansell Britten JONES

Regimental number12960
Date of birth18 September 1885
Place of birthOvingham, South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Height5' 9.25"
Weight153 lbs
Next of kinMrs Mary Agnes Britten Jones, 'Yerrawa', Buxton Street, North Adelaide, South Australia
Previous military serviceMember for 2 years of Spalding Rifle Club; still a member at time of AIF enlistment.
Enlistment date1 April 1916
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameArmy Service Corps, October Reinforcements
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 25 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Division Train
FateReturned to Australia 19 April 1919
Discharge date12 July 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Embarked Melbourne, 25 October 1916; disembarked Plymouth, England, 28 December 1916.

Proceeded overseas to France, 30 July 1918.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Sardinia', 19 April 1919; disembarked Adelaide, 3 June 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), 12 July 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Also served in World War II: Service No S213587.
Miscellaneous detailsName does not appear on Embarkation Roll.
SourcesNAA: B2455, JONES Ansell Britten

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