JONES, Samuel Keane
(Service number 85692)

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Date Unknown Place of Birth

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment 194 Talbot Street, Geraldine, New Zealand
Occupation Machinery Salesman
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Mrs L J Jones (Wife), 36 Maltby Avenue, Timaru, New Zealand
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Date 15 November 1918 Age 32
Place of Death Featherston Military Camp, Featherston, New Zealand
Cause Died of broncho pneumonia following influenza
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Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials On Memorial wall, Timaru; Ashwick Flat War Memorial (as S K Jones); Geraldine War Memorial (as S Jones); Fairlie War Memorial

Biographical Notes

Private Samuel Jones was the son of Charles Bright Jones and Mary Ann Jones; husband of Lilian Janette Jones, of 29, Maltby Avenue, Timaru. He was born at Fairlie. Prior to enlistment he was employed by Canterbury Farmers Coop in Geraldine as a machinery salesman.


Cenotaph databse [August 2013]

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