Sergeant Geoffrey Ernest Jones

Sergeant Geoffrey Ernest Jones
Source: Australian War Memorial

Sergeant Geoffrey E Jones (OW1909), a member of the 1st Expeditionary Force, was wounded in the head during the landing on Gallipoli.

After a month's absence, he returned to the peninsula and remained there until the evacuation. He was in France, and was reported missing. After four months the report came to had that he had been killed in action. In a letter to his parents, his captain spoke very highly of him as an officer — always to be depended on in any demand made upon his services.

First year at Wesley 1909
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Date enlisted 17/08/1914
Unit enlisted 8th Battalion - Service Number 798
Service details Wounded at Gallipoli (25/4); was at the evacuation, neglect of duty charge. Would have been one of the many casualties that day at Fromelles.
Date of death 19/07/1916 - 21 years of age
Unit details 60th Battalion
Cemetery/Memorial place VC Corner (Panel No 18), Australian Cemetery Memorial, Fromelles, France
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