Altrincham WW1 

Harold Jones

Rank:PrivateNumber:27063*
Ship/Rgn/Sqn No:01st Bn
Name of Rgt or Ship:King's Shropshire Light Infantry
Died:23/04/18Age:20
How Died:Died of Wounds
Country of burial:U.K.Grave Photo:Yes
Cemetery or Memorial:Sale (Brooklands) Cemetery
Town Memorial:Sale
Extra Information:
Unable to determine Harold's birth details due to the commonality of the
name Jones.   Born 1898.

1901 Census - 82 Duke Street, Hulme, Manchester.   Son - aged: 3 - born:
Manchester.   Head of household - William Jones - Married - aged: 46 - occ:
Iron Fitter - bonr: Manchester.   Also - Susannah Jones - Wife - aged: 45 -
born: Manchester.  Plus 4 elder siblings.

1911 Census - 9 Belmont Grove, Hulme, Manchester.   Son - aged: 13 -
Scholar - born: Manchester.    Head of household - William Jones - Married
- aged: 55 - occ: Iron Fitter - born: Manchester.   Also - Susannah Jones -
Wife - aged: 55 - born: Manchester.  Plus 1 elder sister - Leah Jones -
aged: 24

Employed pre-war by Mr. Newton, Baker & Corn  Dealer, Broadheath. 

Formerly 29704 South Lancashire Rgt.

Killed by liquid fire - flame thrower.   Managed to get him back to the UK,
but only as far as Dover where he died in Dover Hospital.

The 30/04/1918 edition of the local newspaper reported his funeral at Sale.
   His body was laid on a gun carriage and 12 soldiers from the Heaton Park
Depot formed a guard of honour.    Bugler Mayor sounded the last post.

Buried 29/04/1918 - Burial No. 15,611.

CWGC - Son of William and Susannah Jones, of 39, Roebuck Lane, Sale.   ALSO
HIS PARENTS AND BROTHER SUZANNAH DIED 1923 AGE 66 WILLIAM DIED 1933 AGE 75
ERNEST DIED 1936 AGE 55.

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