Jones, John Henry

Name of Researcher / Enw’r ymchwylydd: Peter Redfern Metcalfe

Name of Memorial / Enw’r gofeb: St David’s Parish Church, Oakenholt

Name / Enw: Jones, John Henry

Regiment/Catrawd: 110th Battalion Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Service Rank and Number / Rheng gwasanaeth a rhif: Private No 2507318

Military Cemetery/Memorial / Fynwent milwrol: St Olle British Cemetery, Raillencourt, Nord

Ref No Grave or Memorial / Rhif cyfeirnod bedd: Plot A, Grave 7

Country of Cemetery or Memorial / Gwlad y fynwent neu gofeb: France

Medals Awarded / Medalau a ddyfarnwyd: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal and Victory Medal

Date of Death: 29th September 1918

Date and Circumstances of Death / Dyddiad ac amgylchiadau marwolaeth:

 Killed in action in France

He worked as a clerk at the Oakenholt Paper Mill before emigrating. He spent about nine years working in the West Indies before moving to New York City in early 1917 to work as a head waiter. He was a brother to Private William Edward Jones who also died in the war and has his own page here.