Daniel JONES

JONES, Daniel

Service Number: 2425
Enlisted: 31 July 1915
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 19th Infantry Battalion
Born: Stockton New South Wales, Australia, date not yet discovered
Home Town: Stockton, Newcastle, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Memorials: Stockton Soldiers Memorial
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World War 1 Service

31 Jul 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 2425, 19th Infantry Battalion
5 Oct 1915: Involvement Private, 2425, 19th Infantry Battalion
5 Oct 1915: Embarked Private, 2425, 19th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Themistocles, Sydney


Awarded a Military Medal for actions on the 3rd of October 1918. Citation Reads
" During the attack on the BEAUREVOIR line, North of ST. QUENTIN, on morning of
3rd October, 1918, this stretcher bearer showed remarkable courage whilst collecting and carrying the wounded. Throughout the day he worked incessantly under intense machine gun fire and shelling, until finally exhausted, his untiring efforts being responsible for the saving of several lives. Throughout the operation he showed absolute disregard for his own safety ".

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