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M/348782   Private John George Jones
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 16/07/2021
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: Army Service Corp (British Army)
Died: 21/06/1918 (Home)
Age: 20
John George Jones was the son of John and Sarah Eliza Jones. John Jones was born in Caledon, County Tyrone about 1898. By the time of the 1911 census, John was 12 years old and was living with the Ferry family in Mineveigh, Newmills. Private John George Jones was serving with the Royal Army Service Corps when he died at home on 21st June 1918. He was 20 years old.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Caledon St. John Church of Ireland
  Caledon, Co Tyrone, 6
Grave Ref: South-West corner
CWGC Casualty 661740
Private John George Jones (WW1) and Private Harrison Wilson (WW2) are the two Commonwealth burials in this Churchyard.
Local Memorial Details

No Memorial Name Townland
1 Caledon Church Of Ireland - WWI Roll of Honour Caledon
2 Newmills Parish Church Church Of Ireland - WWI Newmills
3 Newmills L.O.L. 183 Dungannon Roll of Honour Newmills
4 Dungannon War Memorial - Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers - WWI - Panel 2 Dungannon
References and Links
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1 1901 Census lists Ferry family Does not list John George as living with the Ferry family
2 1911 Census lists his mother Possible listing of his mother at Church St, Caledon
3 1911 Census lists John George Jones Lists John George, an orphan, as age 12 living with the Ferry family at house 1 in Mineveigh, Tullyniskane, Tyrone
4 Photo of Private John George Jones' gravestone
5 Ireland Memorial Record Lists John George Jones, Caledon
6 National Archives UK Medal Card can be purchased here
7 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of John George Jones' gravestone can be purchased here
Dungannon District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2015-2023