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Private Marquis E Jones



Date of birth: 1888-10-07
Place of birth: Glen Ewen Saskatchewan Canada
Next of kin: Mr B M Jones (Father,Glen Ewen, Saskatchewan
Marital status: single
Occupation (attested): Farmer
Occupation (normalized): General Farmer
Religion: Plymouth Brethern


Regimental number: 14451
Highest Rank: Private (6th Battalion)
Rank detail

Private, 6th Battalion, Infantry (Army). 1914-09-24 to 1915-01-22

Degree of service: Europe
Survived war: yes


LAC ID: 340085
Attestation record(s): image 1, image 2
Service file: B4950-S026
Uploader's Research notes: [Private Army Canadian Infantry 6th Battalion (Fort Garry Horse) HQ Company, Transport Section A member of the First Canadian Contingent which sailed from Canada as part of the 2nd Infantry Brigade on the 3rd of October onboard the S.S. Lapland arriving at Plymouth on the 14th of October. Training continued at West Down South Camp Salisbury Plain until the 15th of December when the Battalion left the Brigade in order to convert back to the cavalry role as the Depot for the Canadian Cavalry Brigade. The Battalion Disbanding on the 22nd of January 1915 excess personel being transfered to the 8th and 10th Battalions. ]


Date added: 2011-06-09
Last modified: 2011-06-09