Private Ralph Jones

Service number N244527
Birth Date 26 September 1900
Birth Place United Kingdom: England, Norfolk, Gorleston
Death Date 05 August 1944
Death Place Australia: New South Wales, Cowra
Final Rank Private
Service Australian Army
Units
Places
Conflict/Operation Second World War, 1939-1945
Gazettes Published in London Gazette in 1950-09-01
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1950-09-07
Description

Ralph Jones (1900-1944) was born in Britain and came to Australia shortly before the war, having previously served in the British army. The George Cross posthumously awarded for his bravery during a Japanese prisoner-of-war breakout was presented to his brother in Britain.

Rolls

  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Conflict
    Second World War, 1939-1945
  • Roll of Honour:

    Unit
    22nd Garrison Battalion
    Conflict
    Second World War, 1939-1945
    Rank
    Private
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    22nd Garrison Battalion
    Conflict
    Second World War, 1939-1945
    Rank
    Private
    London Gazette
    01 September 1950 on page 4431 at position 2
    Commonwealth Gazette
    07 September 1950 on page 2229 at position 2

Timeline

Date of birth 26 September 1900
Date of death 05 August 1944