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Jones, William Francis (2726)

Place of Birth: Newtown, NSW

Age: 19 years 11 months

Enlistment Details: Thursday, 15 July 1915 – Melbourne, VIC

Service Number: 2726 view online service record

17 Erica Street
Windsor, VIC

Next of Kin:
William Jones (father)
17 Erica Road
Windsor, VIC

Embarkation Details:
Date: Thursday, 5 October 1916
Ship: RMS Moldavia
Port: Melbourne, VIC
Unit: 21st Infantry Battalion – 6th Reinforements

KIA: Thursday, 4 October 1917
Place: Belgium

Awards: MM

William Jones worked at Swallow & Ariell prior to enlisting.

1918 ‘KILLED IN ACTION.’, Port Melbourne Standard (Vic. : 1914 – 1920), 16 February, p. 4. , viewed 02 Sep 2019,

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