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Menin Gate, Ypres Menin Gate, Ypres
First Name: William Last Name: JONES
Date of Death: 13/12/1914 Lived/Born In: Chelsea
Rank: Private Unit: Royal Fusiliers4
Memorial Site: Menin Gate, Ypres

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Richmond House, Bifron Street, Chelsea


On 12th December, 1914, the 4th Royal Fusiliers battalion of 9 Brigade, 3rd Division, left their billets Locre and moved to the front line trenches at Kemmel where they remained until relieved on 15th December. The battalion diary entry for 13th December recorded that it was a quiet day, but not quiet enough for William Jones who was killed.

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