William Frederick JONES


JONES, William Frederick

Service Number: 2154
Enlisted: 6 May 1915, Enlisted at Perth, WA
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 11th Infantry Battalion
Born: Midland Junction, Western Australia, 1896
Home Town: Midland, Swan, Western Australia
Schooling: Midland Junction State School, Western Australia
Occupation: Blacksmith
Died: Killed in action, Gallipoli, 6 August 1915
Cemetery: Shell Green Cemetery
Plot 11, Row I, Grave 40 Chaplain J.G. Robertson officiated Headstone inscription reads: True they tell us wreaths of glory, ever-more will deck his brow
Memorials: Midland WW1 Clock Tower & Town Hall Memorial
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World War 1 Service

6 May 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2154, 11th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Perth, WA
6 Jun 1915: Involvement Private, SN 2154, 11th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
6 Jun 1915: Embarked Private, SN 2154, 11th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Geelong, Fremantle

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Frederick William and Susan Jones of Harper Station, Midland Junction, WA. Brother of Ruby Jones

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

Served in both Senior and Junior Cadets

Enjoyed playing musical instruments