JONES, Albert Oswald
(Service number 6/1890)

First Rank Last Rank Lance Corporal


Date 5 July 1889 Place of Birth Waikau

Enlistment Information

Date 14 January 1915 Age 25
Address at Enlistment Seaview House, Timaru
Occupation Ironmonger
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin Mr J.W. Jones (father), 36 Duncan Street, Spreydon, Christchurch
Religion Church of England
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation 4th Reinforcements
Unit, Squadron, or Ship Canterbury Infantry Battalion
Date 17 April 1915
Transport Willochra, Knight Templar or Waitomo
Embarked From Wellington Destination Suez, Egypt
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

Military Awards

Campaigns Egyptian, Balkans (Gallipoli), Western Europe & Germany
Service Medals 1914-1915 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Military Awards

Award Circumstances and Date

No information

Prisoner of War Information

Date of Capture
Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
PoW Serial Number
PoW Camps
Days Interned
Liberation Date


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date 25 July 1968 Age 79
Place of Death Christchurch
Notices Internal Affairs Notification, Military personnel file
Memorial or Cemetery
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Prior to enlisting Albert was employed by the Canterbury Farmers Association Timaru as an Ironmonger. He was discharged from the army 13 April 1919. In 1925 he married Noelene Jackman. His occupation when he died was given as "Farmer".


Auckland War memorial Museum Cenotaph Database (January 2015); NZSG Index V5

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Ted Hansen, SC branch NZSG

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