Rifleman Robert Jones

London Regiment (The Rangers)

Died: Monday 9 April 1917 (aged 31)

Connected records

Record:
JONES, ROBERT
Additional information:
Brother of Mrs. Clara Shafer, of 37, Cornwallis Rd., Walthamstow, London.
Cemetery:
GOUY-EN-ARTOIS COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION
Cemetery/memorial reference:
A. 2.
Country:
France

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The forgotten few : Pentrefelin

T├ęte-Beche English/Welsh. Welsh title: Bechgyn Anghofiedig Pentrefelin

REHABILITATION OF BRITISH SOLDIERS FROM NORMANDY: THE WORK OF THE ROBERT JONES AND DAME AGNES HUNT ORTHOPAEDIC HOSPITAL, OSWESTRY, SHROPSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

Writing a letter home is Seaman Gunner C J Purser (known to his intimates as "Popeye"). He was wounded off Cherbourg when minesweeping. His hometown is Cleethorpes, Lincs.

Oral history

British aircraftman served as radar mechanic with RAF at RAF Bawdsey, GB, 1943-1945
REEL 1

Oral history

British deck boy served with Merchant Navy aboard SS Lylepark in Atlantic, 1940-1941; served aboard M/S Kattegat in Atlantic and Indian Ocean, 1941-1942 including sinking by German auxiliary cruiser Michel (HSK-9) in South Atlantic, 20/5/1942; POW aboard German auxiliary cruiser Michel (HSK-9) and …
REEL 1 Background in Liverpool, GB, 1924-1939: family; education. Aspects of period as deck boy aboard SS Lylepark in Atlantic, 1940-1941: duties; daily routine; treatment by crew; armament on merchant vessels; participation in convoys in North Atlantic; crew morale; rations; taking food parcels …

British War Medal (1914-1920)

British War Medal (1914-1920)
Robert Jones (April 1889 - 1 March 1951) served as a wireless operator at sea for the Marconi company until 1919, when he took a shore-based position as a radio engineer, eventually to retire just prior to the Second World War. The 'family story' is that he was sunk on three ships during the First …

Mercantile Marine War Medal (1914-1918)

Mercantile Marine War Medal (1914-1918)
First World War campaign medal awarded to Robert Jones, Merchant Navy. Robert Jones (April 1889 - 1 March 1951) served as a wireless operator at sea for the Marconi company until 1919, when he took a shore-based position as a radio engineer, eventually to retire just prior to the Second World War. …

CQD Medal

CQD Medal
This medal takes its name from the CQD emergency radio signal - predecessor of SOS - sent out by the stricken White Star steamship 'Republic' after it collided with the Italian steamer Florida on 21 January 1909. The liner 'Baltic' responded to the call. The 'Republic' was the more severely damaged …

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Name recorded:
Jones, Robert
Memorial:
Prenteg (WMR 24522)
Location:
Prenteg, Gwynedd
Name recorded:
Jones, Robert
Memorial:
Sgt K Waterhouse (WMR 50234)
Location:
Aldershot, Hampshire
Name recorded:
Jones, Robert
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Liverpool Blue Coat School Board (WMR 15751)
Location:
Wavertree, Merseyside
Name recorded:
Jones, Robert
Memorial:
St Margarets Board WW1 (WMR 32993)
Location:
St Margarets, Hereford And Worcester
Name recorded:
Jones, Robert
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Froncysyllte - WW1 And WW2 - Cross (WMR 49868)
Location:
Froncysyllte, Clwyd
Name recorded:
Jones, Robert
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Deganwy WW1 (WMR 36964)
Location:
Deganwy, Gwynedd
Name recorded:
Jones, Robert
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St Cuthbert's Church WW1 (WMR 1863)
Location:
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Name recorded:
Jones, Robert
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Llanwnog (WMR 17360)
Location:
Llanwnog, Powys
Name recorded:
Jones, Robert
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Llanidloes And District (WMR 17428)
Location:
Llanidloes, Powys
Name recorded:
Jones, Robert
Memorial:
Tywyn, St Cadfans Church (WMR 13366)
Location:
Tywyn, Gwynedd
Name recorded:
Jones, Robert
Memorial:
St Michaels Church WW1 (WMR 37122)
Location:
Blaenau Ffestiniog, Gwynedd
Name recorded:
Jones, Robert
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St Philips Parishioners - WW1 (WMR 34360)
Location:
Elswick, Tyne And Wear
Name recorded:
Jones, Robert
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Llanfaglan (WMR 37067)
Location:
Llanfaglan, Gwynedd
Name recorded:
Jones, Robert
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Traeth Schoolhouse Chapel WW1 Roll Of Honour (WMR 37129)
Location:
Pwllheli, Gwynedd
Name recorded:
Jones, Robert
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Tonge Moor Methodist Church WW1 Memorial (WMR 15899)
Location:
Bolton, Greater Manchester
Name recorded:
Jones, Robert
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Victoria School WW1 (WMR 49863)
Location:
Wrexham, Clwyd
Name recorded:
Jones, Robert
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Tabernacle Chapel WW1 Roll Of Honour (WMR 37120)
Location:
Pwllheli, Gwynedd
Name recorded:
Jones, Robert
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Ffestiniog Penmachno Dolwyddelan Penryhndeudraeth And Maentwrog WW1 (WMR 51548)
Location:
Blaenau Ffestiniog, Gwynedd
Name recorded:
Jones, Robert
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Llanerchymedd (WMR 24486)
Location:
Llanerchymedd, Gwynedd
Name recorded:
Jones, Robert
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Capel Mawr WW1 (WMR 60469)
Location:
Rhosllanerchrugog, Clwyd
Name recorded:
Jones, Robert
Memorial:
Llangedwyn Parish Church WW1 Roll Of Honour (WMR 17789)
Location:
Llangedwyn, Clwyd
Name recorded:
Jones, Robert
Memorial:
Brynteg Methodist Chapel (WMR 13348)
Location:
Bethesda, Gwynedd
Name recorded:
Jones, Robert
Memorial:
Holy Trinity WW1 Roll Of Honour (WMR 18538)
Location:
Blackley, Greater Manchester
Name recorded:
Jones, Robert
Memorial:
Prenteg - Cenotaph (WMR 37112)
Location:
Prenteg, Gwynedd
Name recorded:
Jones, Robert
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St Pedrogs Church WW1 Memorial Window (WMR 37089)
Location:
Llanbedrog, Gwynedd
Name recorded:
Jones, Robert
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Welsh Bethel Chapel WW1 (WMR 37111)
Location:
Borth Y Gest, Gwynedd
Name recorded:
Jones, Robert
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Booth Shipping Companies (WMR 52571)
Location:
Liverpool, Merseyside
Name recorded:
Jones, Robert
Memorial:
Capel Mawr WW1 (WMR 60469)
Location:
Rhosllanerchrugog, Clwyd
Name recorded:
Jones, Robert
Memorial:
St Madryns Church WW1 Roll Of Honour (WMR 37160)
Location:
Trawsfynydd, Gwynedd
Name recorded:
Jones, Robert
Memorial:
Trinity School Roll Of Honour (WMR 15753)
Location:
Wavertree, Merseyside
Name recorded:
Jones, Robert
Memorial:
St Cross (WMR 13340)
Location:
Talybont, Gwynedd
Name recorded:
Jones, Robert
Memorial:
Vroncysyllte Memorial Cross (WMR 38240)
Location:
Vroncysyllte, Clwyd
Name recorded:
Jones, Robert
Memorial:
Belfast Corporation Staff (WMR 43478)
Location:
Belfast, Antrim
Name recorded:
Jones, Robert
Memorial:
Llansilin Memorial Hall (WMR 7142)
Location:
Llansilin, Powys
Name recorded:
Jones, Robert
Memorial:
Llansilin Memorial Hall (WMR 7142)
Location:
Llansilin, Powys
Name recorded:
Jones, Robert
Memorial:
St Lukes Mission Church - WW1 (WMR 45403)
Location:
Ashton In Makerfield, Greater Manchester
Name recorded:
Jones, Robert
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Ayton-Communion Table (WMR 78810)
Location:
Ayton, Borders
Name recorded:
Jones, Robert
Memorial:
Central School - WW1 (WMR 7035)
Location:
Llandudno, Gwynedd
Name recorded:
Jones, Robert
Memorial:
Penysarn (WMR 7000)
Location:
Penysarn, Gwynedd
Name recorded:
Jones, Robert
Memorial:
Weston Under Penyard (WMR 33044)
Location:
Weston Under Penyard, Hereford And Worcester
Name recorded:
Jones, Robert
Memorial:
Board Of Trade (WMR 53617)
Location:
London, Greater London
Name recorded:
Jones, Robert
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Kington (WMR 33154)
Location:
Kington, Hereford And Worcester
Name recorded:
Jones, Robert
Memorial:
All Saints Church WW1 And WW2 (WMR 49704)
Location:
Corhampton, Hampshire
Name recorded:
Jones, Robert
Memorial:
Radcliffe Hall School (including James Hutchinson VC) (WMR 15873)
Location:
Radcliffe, Greater Manchester
Name recorded:
Jones, Robert
Memorial:
Bearsden Parish (WMR 60074)
Location:
Bearsden, Strathclyde
Name recorded:
Jones, Robert
Memorial:
Llandudno (WMR 7030)
Location:
Llandudno, Gwynedd
Name recorded:
Jones, Robert
Memorial:
Armenia Calvinistic Methodist Chapel, Holyhead- Tablet (WMR 83797)
Location:
,
Name recorded:
Jones, Robert
Memorial:
Men of Whittington (WMR 83656)
Location:
Whittington, Shropshire
Name recorded:
Jones, Robert
Memorial:
St Mary The Virgin Church- WW1 (WMR 10245)
Location:
Shincliffe, Durham
Name recorded:
Jones, Robert
Memorial:
Newmill (WMR 8666)
Location:
Newmill, Grampian

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Name:
Lieutenant Jones
Context:
other
Date:
5 Apr 1917
Diary:
3 CAVALRY DIVISION: 3 Field Squadron Royal Engineers (page 417)
Name:
Second Lieutenant Jones
Context:
other
Date:
10 Apr 1917
Diary:
2 CAVALRY DIVISION: 1/1 (Queen's Own) Oxfordshire Hussars (page 298)
Name:
Sergeant Jones
Context:
other
Date:
12 Apr 1917
Diary:
3 CAVALRY DIVISION: 7 Cavalry Field Ambulance (page 803)
Name:
Sergeant Jones
Context:
other
Date:
12 Apr 1917
Diary:
3 CAVALRY DIVISION: 7 Cavalry Field Ambulance (page 803)
Name:
Captain J Jones
Context:
returned_training
Date:
4 Apr 1917
Diary:
6 DIVISION: 2 Battalion Durham Light Infantry (page 281)
Name:
Second Lieutenant C W Jones
Context:
Wounded
Date:
6 Apr 1917
Diary:
3 DIVISION: 10 Battalion Royal Welsh Fusiliers (page 142)
Name:
Second Lieutenant C W Jones
Context:
other
Date:
6 Apr 1917
Diary:
3 DIVISION: 10 Battalion Royal Welsh Fusiliers (page 141)
Name:
Second Lieutenant M D Jones
Context:
departed_posted
Date:
7 Apr 1917
Diary:
3 CAVALRY DIVISION: Leicestershire Yeomanry (page 82)
Name:
Second Lieutenant W R Jones
Context:
Wounded
Date:
11 Apr 1917
Diary:
3 DIVISION: 8 Battalion King's Own Royal Lancaster Regiment (page 160)
Name:
Second Lieutenant W R Jones
Context:
Wounded
Date:
14 Apr 1917
Diary:
3 DIVISION: 8 Battalion King's Own Royal Lancaster Regiment (page 162)