Herman Hill JONES


JONES, Herman Hill

Service Number: 1096
Enlisted: 26 October 1914, Enlisted at Liverpool, NSW
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 13th Infantry Battalion
Born: Carrog, North Wales, 1891
Home Town: Paddington, Woollahra, New South Wales
Schooling: Ruthin Frauner School, Wales
Occupation: Tram Conductor/Farmer
Died: Died of wounds - chest, shoulder, At sea on board HS Gascon, 30 May 1915
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
No known grave, buried at sea Rev. Lee Warned officiated Panel 38
Tree Plaque: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Haymarket NSW Government Railway and Tramway Honour Board, Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing
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World War 1 Service

26 Oct 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1096, 13th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Liverpool, NSW
22 Dec 1914: Involvement Private, SN 1096, 13th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
22 Dec 1914: Embarked Private, SN 1096, 13th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ulysses, Melbourne

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Arrived in Australia aged 19 years

Son of Edith Mees Jones of Due View, Carroq, North Wales

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

He was employed with the Tramways Corporation, Sydney, NSW