JONES, Hubert

Rank: 
Corporal
Unit / Base: 
1 Commando
2 Independent Company
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Engineers
Service: 
Army
Number: 
2073288
Born: 
Friday, July 25, 1919
Birthplace: 
Swansea
Died : 
Wednesday, January 31, 1945
Killed in action or died of wounds
Age: 
25
Cemetery/Memorial: 
Hubert Jones 1 Commando
Corporal Hubert Jones, No.1 Commando, was killed in action during operations at Kangaw, Burma. Son of Benjamin Hubert and Gladys Jones, of Bishopston, Glamorgan.
  • 1 May 1939 enlisted Royal Engineers.
  • 22 May 1940, Sapper in No.2 Independent Company, slight shrapnel wound to his back during operations with the North Western Expeditionary Force in Norway (Scissors Force). Admitted to 22nd General Hospital. Discharged from hospital 1 June 1940.
Sources
CWGC.
Casualty Lists WO417/14 and WO417/88.
Royal Engineers Casualty Cards.
Issue 9 of the Third Jungle Book.
[Image] The War Illustrated magazine.
 
Notes 
The image was published with his rank as Sergeant which may have been a temporary or acting rank.
 
Primary Roll of Honour: 

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