Able Seaman William Jones

Mercantile Marine

Died: Wednesday 11 April 1917 (aged 22)

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Record:
JONES, WILLIAM
Additional information:
Son of Hugh L. and Mary Jones, of 24, Holborn Rd., Holyhead, Anglesey.
Cemetery:
TOWER HILL MEMORIAL
Cemetery/memorial reference:
Country:
United Kingdom

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Rifleman William Jones

Rifleman William Jones 303269. Unit: D Company, 5th Battalion, London Regiment (London Rifle Brigade). Death: 16 August 1917 Western Front.
CWGC family information: Husband of Maud Ethel Jones (nee Barnard), of 80, Tufnell Park Rd., Holloway, London.

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Oral history

British civilian worked in munitions factory in GB, 1914-1918
REEL 1 Recollections of work manufacturing 4.5" howitzer shells in munitions factory, 1914-1918: conditions of work; women workers' duties annealing cartridge case; greasy condition of floor; orchestra; compulsory PT for boy workers.

Oral history

British marine served aboard HMS Prince George in Mediterranean, 1914-1915; present during attempt to force Dardanelles, 18/3/1915
REEL 1 Commissioning of HMS Prince George and further equipping at Malta dockyards, 1914-1915. Recollections of failure of attempt to force Dardanelles, Turkey, 18/3/1915: conditions in 6 gun casemate; ships lost; gun drill; clearing out wood fittings for action stations.

Oral history

British officer served as pilot with 22 Sqdn, RAF in GB, North Africa and Ceylon, 1941-1943; served with 254 and 236 Sqdns, RAF in GB, 1944-1945
REEL 1 Background in Chester, GB, 1919-1939: family education. Aspects of enlistment and training with RAF in GB and Canada, 1940-1941: selection for aircrew; call up to RAF, 6/1940; second in command's remembering of recruits names at Torquay; flying training on De Havilland Tiger Moth; soloing; …

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British officer served as wireless operator with Operation Fungus, Special Operations Executive in Croatia and Slovenia, 4/1943-7/1944; served as forward observation officer in Rover Paddy Unit, 8th Army, Italy, 1944-1945; forward observation officer on Pag Island, Yugoslavia, April 1945; served as …
REEL 1 Background in London, GB, 1916-1939: family origins in London and Serbia; story of changing name from Simic to Stevens in 1946; education at the Oratory in Fulham; background to employment as journalist for English language newspaper 'South Slav Herald' and first visit to Serbia, 1932; …

The forgotten few : Pentrefelin

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

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British gunner served with C Bty, 122nd Bde Royal Field Artillery in GB and on Western Front, 1915-1918
REEL 1: Background in Brynaman, Wales, 1897-1915: family; education; employment in colliery at 14; memory of Boer War and returning veterans; reaction to outbreak of war, 8/1914; description of meetings and recruitment drives; question of involvement of church in recruitment; story of formation of …

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Name recorded:
Jones, William
Memorial:
Pontrhydyrun Baptist Church (WMR 3647)
Location:
Croesyceiliog, Gwent
Name recorded:
Jones, William
Memorial:
St James Church - Roll Of Honour (lost) (WMR 18095)
Location:
,
Name recorded:
Jones, William
Memorial:
W Jones (WMR 36856)
Location:
Eglwysilan, Mid Glamorgan
Name recorded:
Jones, William
Memorial:
Failsworth Hope Wesleyan Church (WMR 44879)
Location:
Failsworth, Greater Manchester
Name recorded:
Jones, William
Memorial:
Llangristiolus Parishioners - WW1 (WMR 24463)
Location:
Llangristiolus, Gwynedd
Name recorded:
Jones, William
Memorial:
Salford Corporation Illuminated Roll (WMR 15968)
Location:
Salford, Greater Manchester
Name recorded:
Jones, William
Memorial:
Guilsfield Parishioners - WW1 (WMR 17453)
Location:
Guilsfield, Powys
Name recorded:
Jones, William
Memorial:
Seaton Memorial Cross (WMR 25396)
Location:
Seaton, Devon
Name recorded:
Jones, William
Memorial:
Deganwy WW1 (WMR 36964)
Location:
Deganwy, Gwynedd
Name recorded:
Jones, William
Memorial:
Bitterley (WMR 13774)
Location:
Bitterley, Shropshire
Name recorded:
Jones, William
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Mathon (WMR 33005)
Location:
Mathon, Hereford And Worcester
Name recorded:
Jones, William
Memorial:
Ffestiniog Penmachno Dolwyddelan Penryhndeudraeth And Maentwrog WW1 (WMR 51548)
Location:
Blaenau Ffestiniog, Gwynedd
Name recorded:
Jones, William
Memorial:
Pilkington Brothers Roll Of Honour (WMR 21343)
Location:
St Helens, Merseyside
Name recorded:
Jones, William
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Chirk (WMR 17780)
Location:
Chirk, Clwyd
Name recorded:
Jones, William
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St Michael And All Angels Roll Of Honour (WMR 32624)
Location:
Salwarpe, Hereford And Worcester
Name recorded:
Jones, William
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Park Church (lost) (WMR 15311)
Location:
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Name recorded:
Jones, William
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Jerusalem Chapel WW1 (WMR 37092)
Location:
Blaenau Ffestiniog, Gwynedd
Name recorded:
Jones, William
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West Derby District (WMR 52709)
Location:
West Derby Village, Merseyside
Name recorded:
Jones, William
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St Marys Church Triptych WW1 (WMR 36541)
Location:
Ruabon, Clwyd
Name recorded:
Jones, William
Memorial:
Tafarnaubach And Princetown - WW1 (WMR 3610)
Location:
Tafarnaubach, Gwent
Name recorded:
Jones, William
Memorial:
Ffestiniog Penmachno Dolwyddelan Penryhndeudraeth And Maentwrog WW1 (WMR 51548)
Location:
Blaenau Ffestiniog, Gwynedd
Name recorded:
Jones, William
Memorial:
Abersoch WW1 Memorial Plaque (WMR 37070)
Location:
Abersoch, Gwynedd
Name recorded:
Jones, William
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St Judes Parishioners - WW1 (WMR 29416)
Location:
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Name recorded:
Jones, William
Memorial:
Bethel Methodist Church (WMR 36486)
Location:
Connahs Quay, Clwyd
Name recorded:
Jones, William
Memorial:
St Cross (WMR 13340)
Location:
Talybont, Gwynedd
Name recorded:
Jones, William
Memorial:
Prices Patent Candle Company Limited Employees Plaque (WMR 15872)
Location:
Bromborough Pool Village, Merseyside
Name recorded:
Jones, William
Memorial:
Bwlch Y Groes (WMR 36607)
Location:
Bwlch Y Groes, Dyfed
Name recorded:
Jones, William
Memorial:
Green Lane Boys School - WW1 (lost) (WMR 29284)
Location:
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Name recorded:
Jones, William
Memorial:
Waunfawr (WMR 37069)
Location:
Waunfawr, Gwynedd
Name recorded:
Jones, William
Memorial:
Ffestiniog Penmachno Dolwyddelan Penryhndeudraeth And Maentwrog WW1 (WMR 51548)
Location:
Blaenau Ffestiniog, Gwynedd
Name recorded:
Jones, William
Memorial:
St Teilos Church (WMR 37237)
Location:
Llandeilo Graban, Powys
Name recorded:
Jones, William
Memorial:
Shaftesbury Boys Club WW1 Book Of Remembrance (WMR 15332)
Location:
Birkenhead, Merseyside
Name recorded:
Jones, William
Memorial:
Buckley Parish WW1 Memorial Plaque (WMR 17922)
Location:
Buckley, Clwyd
Name recorded:
Jones, William
Memorial:
Horeb Chapel - WW1 (WMR 13369)
Location:
Llanfairfechan, Gwynedd
Name recorded:
Jones, William
Memorial:
Jerusalem Chapel (WMR 37128)
Location:
Garndolbenmaen, Gwynedd
Name recorded:
Jones, William
Memorial:
Neuadd Goffa Criccieth Memorial Hall WW1 Memorial Boards (WMR 24471)
Location:
Criccieth, Gwynedd
Name recorded:
Jones, William
Memorial:
Boys Mission - Board (WMR 36547)
Location:
Mold, Clwyd
Name recorded:
Jones, William
Memorial:
Ffestiniog Penmachno Dolwyddelan Penryhndeudraeth And Maentwrog WW1 (WMR 51548)
Location:
Blaenau Ffestiniog, Gwynedd
Name recorded:
Jones, William
Memorial:
Close Wesleyan Day School Radcliffe (WMR 13253)
Location:
Radcliffe, Greater Manchester
Name recorded:
Jones, William
Memorial:
Bishopstoke- WW1 Bells (including One To Railway Staff) (WMR 40412)
Location:
Bishopstoke, Hampshire
Name recorded:
Jones, William
Memorial:
St Peter's Church (WMR 44944)
Location:
Oldham, Greater Manchester
Name recorded:
Jones, William
Memorial:
Working Mens And Conservative Club (WMR 38209)
Location:
Tylorstown, Mid Glamorgan
Name recorded:
Jones, William
Memorial:
Eglwys Moriah WW1 (WMR 51582)
Location:
Trawsfynydd, Gwynedd
Name recorded:
Jones, William
Memorial:
Bwlchygroes WW1 And WW2 (WMR 50056)
Location:
Bwlchygroes, Dyfed
Name recorded:
Jones, William
Memorial:
Calfaria Chapel WW1 (WMR 37095)
Location:
Blaenau Ffestiniog, Gwynedd
Name recorded:
Jones, William
Memorial:
English Methodist Church (WMR 13501)
Location:
Rhyl, Clwyd
Name recorded:
Jones, William
Memorial:
Primitive Methodist Church (WMR 13996)
Location:
Shrewsbury, Shropshire
Name recorded:
Jones, William
Memorial:
St James Parish WW1 Altar (WMR 42829)
Location:
Congleton, Cheshire
Name recorded:
Jones, William
Memorial:
Curbar Calver And Froggatt - Cross (WMR 637)
Location:
Curbar, Derbyshire
Name recorded:
Jones, William
Memorial:
Capel Mawr WW1 (WMR 60469)
Location:
Rhosllanerchrugog, Clwyd

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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)
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:
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)