Canadian Virtual War Memorial

John Ellington Jones

In memory of
Lieutenant
John Ellington Jones
April 9, 1917

Military Service:

Age:
29
Force:
Army
Unit:
Canadian Infantry (Western Ontario Regiment)
Division:
1st Bn.

Additional Information:

Son of John Ellington Jones and G. M. D. Jones (nee Walsh); husband of Mary Jane Jones, of Beamsville, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 265 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information:

Cemetery:
ECOIVRES MILITARY CEMETERY ; Pas de Calais, France
Grave Reference:
VI. E. 16.
Location:
Mont St Eloi is a village in the Department of the Pas-de-Calais, 8 kilometres north-west of Arras. The village stands on high ground overlooking the battlefields of Vimy and Souchez and the main Bethune-Arras road, and the ruined towers that rise from it were used as an observation post during the French attacks at Neuville-St Vaast and Givenchy in May 1915. Ecoivres is a hamlet lying at the foot of the hill, to the south-west and about 1.5 kilometres from Mont St Eloi on the Arras-St Pol line. The ECOIVRES MILITARY CEMETERY is on the D49 road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Message – message noting that Lt. Jones, 1st Battalion, is missing during the Battle of Vimy Ridge (1st Battalion, CEF War Diary, April 1917 appendix, page 132).
  • War Memorial – Beamsville Ontario War Memorial.   Sculptor:  Hamilton MacCarthy, R.C.A.
  • Plaque – Beamsville Ontario War Memorial.   Sculptor:  Hamilton MacCarthy, R.C.A.
  • Inscriptions – Beamsville Ontario War Memorial.   Sculptor:  Hamilton MacCarthy, R.C.A.
  • Grave Marker – Photo courtesy of Wilf Schofield, England, 2009.
  • Document – Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Document – Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me

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