CEF Soldier Detail

Lieutenant-Colonel Elmer Watson Jones
Died: August 8, 1918

Regimental Number:
NA
Survived War:
No
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Infantry
Battalion:
21st Battalion
Company:
Place of Birth:
Brockville, Ontario
Country:
Canada
Next of Kin:
Isabell Jones, Wife, Brockville, Ontario
Address at Enlistment:
Brockville, Ontario
Date of Birth:
March 23, 1874
Trade or Calling:
Barrister
Marital Status:
Married
Prior Military Experience:
Yes
Place of Enlistment:
Kingston, Ontario
Date of Enlistment:
November 8, 1914
Age at enlistment:
40
Height:
5 Feet 8 1/4 Inches
Chest:
40 Inches
Expansion:
4 Inches
Religion:
Church of England
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Saw service in:
Europe    
Cause of Death:
Died in War, unknown cause
Battle Died/Wounded:
Amiens
Date of Death:
August 8, 1918
Age at Death:
44
Buried at:
Longueau British Cemetery, France
Plot:
III. B. I.
Commemorated:
 
Prisoner of war:
No
Interned:
Gender:
Male
Ethnic Origin:
Caucasian
LAC Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 4931 - 29
Canadian Virtual War Memorial
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Rank Regiment Unit Company
Lieutenant-Colonel Canadian Infantry 21st Battalion

Son of David B. Jones and Matilda Jones, of Brockville; husband of Isobel Stamford Jones, of Devonshire Apartments, Brockville, Ontario.

Militia, 8 years 41st Regt.

 

Awards and Decorations
Distinguished Service Order
TypeDateDescription
Newspaper Extract 8/21/1918 The Battle of Amiens - Account by Captain R. J. Renison C.C.