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21158   Private Edward Jones
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 25/06/2021
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 8th Battalion, Royal Irish Fusiliers (British Army)
Died: 29/04/1916 (Died of Wounds)
Age: 27
Edward Jones was the son of John and Mary Quinn. Edward was born about 1889. He was born in Dublin or Dungannon. Edward enlisted in Inverkeithing, Fifeshire, Scotland. He was living in Aughnacloy, County Tyrone at the time. Private Edward Jones was serving with the 8th Battalion of the Royal Irish Fusiliers when he died of wounds on 29th April 1916.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Bethune Town Cemetery
  Pas De Calais, Pas-de-Calais, 4
Grave Ref: Grave V-C-3
CWGC Casualty 63420
Bethune is a town 29 kilometres north of Arras. The cemetery can easily be found, from any point in Bethune, by following the French signs indicating 'CIMETIERE NORD'. More precisely, from the town centre, turn right in front of the Tribunal and second right at the bottom of the road down to the cul-de-sac where the cemetery will be found.
References and Links
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1 Photo of Private Edward Jones' headstone
2 National Archives UK Medal Card can be purchased here
3 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of Private Edward Jones' headstone can be purchased here
Dungannon District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2015-2023