Jones Edmund

Name of Researcher / Enw’r ymchwylydd: Eifion & Viv Williams

Name of Memorial / Enw’r gofeb: Mold

Name / Enw: Jones Edmund

Regiment/Catrawd: 1st/5th Welsh Regiment (previously the 2nd Bn RWF)

Service Rank and Number / Rheng gwasanaeth a rhif: Private 2122

Military Cemetery/Memorial / Fynwent milwrol: Helles Memorial

Ref No Grave or Memorial / Rhif cyfeirnod bedd: Panel 140 to 144

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

Medals Awarded / Medalau a ddyfarnwyd: The Victory, British war and 1915 Star but before WW1 he was awarded the 1900 China medal (A British Campaign medal awarded to troops who fought in the ‘Boxer’ rebellion of 1900 in China)

Date and Circumstances of Death / Dyddiad ac amgylchiadau marwolaeth:

He was killed in action on the 1st May 1915 in Gallipoli

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Flintshire Observer 9th September 1915 Edmund Jones

He was the son of Mr and Mrs Fred Jones of 38 Pownalls Row, Maes y Dre, Mold. His Flintshire Roll of Honour card bears the name B C Jones. The newspaper cutting below tells us that he was a married man who lived at Maes y Dre. His brother, Benjamen Jones was also serving in Gallipoli when he received a severe injury.

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Flintshire Observer 9th September 1915

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County Herald 3rd September 1915