Monday 1 February 2010

Private David Jones

Born on 4 March 1882 in Liverpool, England - husband of Ruby Margaret Jones, Mount Dennis, Ontario - at the time of his enlistment in 1916: present address same as wife; trade as moulder; married; no current or previous military service; Church of England; height of 5 feet 6 inches; chest of 38 inches fully expanded; fair complexion; dark grey eyes; dark brown hair.

Joined the 126th Battalion, CEF, in Toronto, Ontario, on 24 February 1916 (number 775877) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 4 or 6 December 1916 - wounded on 10 or 14 February 1917 - invalided to England on 18 February 1917 - rejoined the 38th Battalion on 11 November 1917 - wounded on 4 or 11 May 1918 - rejoined the 38th Battalion on 16 July 1918 - struck off the strength of the 38th Battalion on 6 June 1919.

(sources: Library and Archives Canada (, online attestation papers; Canadian War Museum, 19740281-001, Manu 58F 2 3, 207th Canadian Infantry Battalion and 38th Canadian Infantry Battalion, Nominal Roll; The Cameron Highlanders of Ottawa Regimental Museum, A400-0007, Master Personnel List for the 38th Canadian Infantry Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Force)

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