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Elmer Watson Jones

In memory of:

Lieutenant Colonel Elmer Watson Jones

August 8, 1918

Amiens, France

Military Service


Age:

22

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Eastern Ontario Regiment)

Division:

21st Bn.

Citation(s):

Mentioned in Despatches.

Honours and Awards:

Distinguished Service Order

and Bar

Additional Information


Born:

June 3, 1896
Brockville, Ontario

Enlistment:

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.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

III. B. I.

Location:

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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  • 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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