Theophilus JONES

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JONES, Theophilus

Service Number: 1029
Enlisted: 17 January 1915, Enlisted at Cunnamulla, QLD
Last Rank: Trooper
Last Unit: 2nd Light Horse Regiment
Born: Wallsend, New South Wales, 1885
Home Town: Cunnamulla, Paroo, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Station Hand
Died: Died of wounds - shell wounds, Gallipoli, 6 December 1915
Cemetery: Embarkation Pier Cemetery
Special Memorial, Row B, Grave 78 Headstone inscription reads: Their glory shall not be blotted out
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World War 1 Service

17 Jan 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1029, 2nd Light Horse Regiment, Enlisted at Cunnamulla, QLD
2 Jun 1915: Embarked Private, SN 1029, 2nd Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Medic, Brisbane
2 Jun 1915: Involvement Private, SN 1029, 2nd Light Horse Regiment, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
25 Oct 1915: Promoted AIF WW1, Trooper, 2nd Light Horse Regiment
2 Dec 1915: Wounded AIF WW1, Trooper, SN 1029, 2nd Light Horse Regiment, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli, Shell wounds
6 Dec 1915: Involvement Trooper, SN 1029, 2nd Light Horse Regiment, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Mary Jones of Mastendale Street, Wallsend, NSW. Brother of O.J. Jones

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