Daniel Thomas Jones was born in 1888
The census of 1901 records him living with his family at Smithy Gate, Pen y Ball, Brynford near Holywell, Flintshire. Head of the household was John Jones. He was 60 years old and was a Leadminer and had been born in Holywell. His wife was Elizabeth. She was 49 and had been born in Bangor, caernarvonshire. Their listed children were John 26, a Leadminer. Mary E was 18, Daniel T Jones was 13, Abel was 11, Arthur 7 and William was 5. All the children had been born in the district of Holywell.
It has proved impossible so far to find Daniel in the 1911 census.
There is a note on his medal index card, entry date, 16th January 1923, ‘Application for Medals’. The next of kin being: Mrs J Jones, Smithy Gate, Pen-y-Ball, Near Holywell.