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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
Summary      
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.
Further Information
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.
Medal card
Private Edward Jones was serving with the 8th Battalion of the Royal Irish Fusiliers when he died of wounds on 29th April 1916.
Private Edward Jones is buried in Bethune Town Cemetery in the Pas de Calais area of France.
The CWGC record Private E Jones as the son of John and Mary Quinn. He is recorded as being born at Dublin.
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References and Links
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1 BillionGraves.com 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
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