2506 John Robert JONES

Date of enlistment 27th September 1915
Rank at enlistment Private
Company Transferred to 2nd Pioneer Battalion
Significant events while with the AIF Hospitalised sick twice

Summary of Private Jones WW1 service record, located in the National Archives of Australia. Full details are available online, NAA Series B2455

Date Location Event
26th November 1917 Australia Discharged from the AIF medically unfit – Polyuria (Diabetes Insipidus)
22nd October 1917 Australia Disembarked at Melbourne
27th August 1917 England Return to Australia by HT82 Pekeha
4th June 1917 England Marched into No.3 Command Depot Hurdcott from Weymouth
7th May 1917 England Marched into No.2 Command Depot Weymouth depot from Boro Isolation Hospital
18th April 1917 England Sick to Boro Isolation Hospital
9th April 1917 England Discharged from hospital and transferred to No.2 Command Depot Weymouth
2nd April 1917 England Transferred to 3rd Auxiliary Hospital Dartford
22nd January 1917 England Admitted to Guildford War Hospital sick – cystitis
31st December 1916 France Admitted to hospital sick – cystitis
26th March 1916 France Disembarked at Marseille
19th March 1916 Egypt Proceeded to join BEF from Alexandria
14th March 1916 Egypt Transferred to 2nd Pioneers and proceeded to join unit at Zeitoun from the 22nd Battalion at Moascar
28th December 1915 Egypt Admitted to 3rd Auxiliary hospital, Cairo  sick – eyesight and bladder
25th October 1915 Egypt Disembarked Alexandria
29th September 1915 Australia Embarked on Osterley from Melbourne
29th September 1915 Australia Departed Melbourne on RMS Osterley
27th September 1915 Australia Enlisted in the AIF

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