JONES, Arthur Frederick Decimus
(Service number 46193)

First Rank Private Last Rank Private


Date 4 August 1888 Place of Birth Geraldine

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Reserve, Kaikoura
Occupation Shearer
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Mrs C. S. MacKENZIE (sister), Otekaieke, North Otago
Religion Anglican
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 25th Reinforcements, Canterbury Infantry Regiment, C Company
Date 26 April 1917
Transport Turakina
Embarked From Destination
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

Military Awards

Service Medals
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 22 February 1959 Age 71 years
Place of Death Dunedin
Memorial or Cemetery Andersons Bay Cemetery, Dunedin
Memorial Reference Block 226, Plot 64
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Arthur Frederick Decimus Jones was the son of John William and Elizabeth Ann (née Philips) Jones. Arthur married Alice Marie Wall, the widow of John Wall, 14/263, in 1921. After her death he married again. His brother Hugh Nevin Owen Jones also served in World War I.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [04 August 2018]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of internal Affairs) [05 August 2018]; Andersons Bay Cemetery, Dunedin, headstone image & burial record) (Dunedin City Council) [05 August 2018]

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