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Elmer Watson Jones

In memory of:

Lieutenant Colonel Elmer Watson Jones

August 8, 1918
Amiens, France

Military Service






Canadian Infantry (Eastern Ontario Regiment)


21st Bn.


Mentioned in Despatches.

Honours and Awards:

Distinguished Service Order and Bar

Additional Information


March 23, 1874
Brockville, Ontario


February 24, 1916
Brockville, Ontario

Son of David B. Jones and Matilda Jones, of Brockville, Ontario. Husband of Isobel Stamford Jones, of Brockville, Ontario.

Commemorated on the Brockville Collegiate Institute and Vocational School Roll of Honour.

Commemorated on Page 438 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information

Grave Reference:

III. B. I.


The town of Longueau is situated on the south-eastern outskirts of Amiens and the LONGUEAU BRITISH CEMETERY is on the eastern side of the town.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Telegram August 1918. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Daily Colonist of August 15, 1918. Image taken from web address of
  • Newspaper clipping– From the British Whig, a Kingston, Ontario newspaper. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of Elmer Watson Jones– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of Elmer Watson Jones– Taken in Canada before going overseas
  • Newspaper Clipping– From the Renfrew Mercury for 6 September 1918.
  • Newspaper Clipping (2)– From the Perth Courier for 7 March 1919.
  • Newspaper Clipping– From The London Gazette issue 30681 for 10 May 1918.
  • Grave Marker

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