Sergeant

Ronald Seaforth Jones

Conflict: 
WW1
Additional Information: 

Son of Ernest S. and Annie K. H. Jones, of 112, Richmond St., Petone, New Zealand.

References:
  • CWGC
  • Archives New Zealand
Relatives Who Are Also Casualties:
NZ WAR GRAVES
CONTRIBUTED

Public Contributions:

Submitted by: John Coote
Relationship to casualty: Grandson of John Cecil Coote MM who was fightly alongside Jones on 24 August 1918.
I am the grandson of John Cecil Coote MM who was fightly alongside Jones on 24 August 1918.  They were clearing trenches.  Coote was wounded and Jones killed.  The following is and extract from NZ... Read More

Submitted by: John Coote
Relationship to casualty: Grandson of Lt John Cecil Coote MM NZMGC who was fighting alongside Jones when he was killed.
As per previous . Have now located a photo of sorts. Papers Past — Free Lance — 24 October 1918 — SERGEANT RONALD SEAFORTH JONES 7th Reinforcements), Killed in Action. This has a photo attached...

Personal Tributes:

Casualty

Service Number: 
5/599
Name:
Ronald Seaforth Jones
Rank: 
Sergeant
Date of Birth:
Not known
Next of Kin: 
Mrs E.S. Jones (mother), 112 Richmond Street, Petone, Wellington, New Zealand
Date of Enlistment:
Not known
Enlistment Address: 
112 Richmond Street, Petone, New Zealand
Armed Force: 
Army
Unit:
New Zealand Machine Gun Corps

Casualty Details

Cause of Death:
Killed in action
Date of Death:
24 August 1918
Day of Death:
Saturday
Age at Death: 
25
Conflict: 
WW1

Embarkation Details

Embarkation Body:
1st Battalion, New Zealand Rifle Brigade
Embarkation Place:
Wellington, New Zealand
Embarkment Date:
09 October 1915
Transport:

HMNZT 30
HMNZT 31
HMNZT 32
HMNZT 33
HMNZT 34
Vessel:
Maunganui or Tahiti or Aparima or Navua or Warrimoo
Destination:
Suez, Egypt

Text in italics supplied by Cenotaph Online, Auckland War Memorial Museum

Cemetery

Cemetery Reference: 
II. J. 19.
Cemetery Location: 
France
Ronald Seaforth Jones
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