Canadian Virtual War Memorial

William John Jones

In memory of:

Sapper William John Jones

June 2, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

2124917

Age:

36

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Railway Troops

Division:

2nd Coy.

Citation(s):

Not eligible for 1914-15 Star

Additional Information


Born:

February 11, 1882
Salisbury, England

Enlistment:

January 28, 1917
Montreal, Québec

Son of William John Jones, of Waverley, South Africa; husband of Mabel Minnie Jones, of Farnham, Surrey, England, formerly of Montreal, Quebec. His civilian occupation was that of locomotive fireman.

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

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

IV. B. 12.

Location:

The town of Abbeville is on the main road from Paris to Boulogne, about 80 kilometres south of Boulogne. On reaching Abbeville from Boulogne on the N1 at the roundabout, take the right turn immediately before Boulogne Road direction. A CWGC direction sign is on site. Enter the ABBEVILLE COMMUNAL CEMETERY by the left hand side main gate and follow CWGC signs within the Cemetery.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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February 11, 1882 - June 2, 1918
Son of William James and Mary Ann (Westlake) Jones

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