UK Soldiers Who died in the Great War 1914 -19 accessible on www.ancestry.co.uk confirms the regimental information at the top of this page. It adds that he enlisted in Manchester. His medal index card, also on ancestry details his medals as above and also tells us that he had a previous regimental number (T) 1514.
The Army lists him in their records of Soldier’s Effects. It gives his regimental details and says that he died at ‘S John’s Amb Bde Hosp France.Gas’ The army owed him £14 which was sent to his father Isaac.
The England & Wales National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administration has an entry for Isaac Morris Jones of 27 Bolton Street Gorton Lancashire died 24th November 1917 in France. Administration (with will) London 7 February to Isaac Jones joiner Effects £103..18s .. 6d
There is an index card for Isaac Morris Jones, in The County Record Office in Hawarden. It gives the address Swan Bach, Rhewl, Mostyn. It quotes the regimental number 440271 and says that he was a Sapper in the Royal Engineers. It adds that he died on the 23rd November 1917 (all other sources say the 24th) and that he was gassed and died at Etaples. The card was signed by I Jones on 22nd October 1919.
We have so far not verified any census details for Issac Morris Jones. There is someone of that name recorded in Gwernaffield in 1901 and 1911 but he is the son of a Blacksmith named John Robert Jones.
Can anyone help us with this soldier?