Jones, George V

George Victor Jones, Private 50038, 13th Battalion Cheshire Regiment
Killed in action 10th August 1917 in Belgium, aged 20

 

EARLY LIFE

Son of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Hugh Jones, of 17, Nelson St., Macclesfield, Cheshire.

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WW1 SERVICE

 

COMMEMORATION

Private George Jones has no known grave and is commemorated on Panel Ref. 19 – 22 on the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial in Belgium. The Commonwealth War Graves Commission holds casualty details for Private George Jones, and he is listed on the Imperial War Museum’s Lives of the First World War website.

In Macclesfield, Private George Jones is commemorated on the Park Green, Town HallSt Michael’s Church and St John’s Church war memorials.

 

NOTES

 

SOURCES

Commonwealth War Graves Commission website
Lives of the First World War website
Macclesfield Times: 7 September 1917, 23 September 1921 (photo supplement)


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