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Pte Harry Jones

British Army Royal Artillery 23rd Divisional Trench Mortar Battery

from:Swinton, Rotherham

The Royal Naval Divisional records show that Harry had been with the Royal Marine Cyclist Company MEF at Cap Helles in the Dardanelles, injured then rejoined the Cylists at Etaples 12/10 to 6/16 transfered to the Z Trench mortar company 27/7/16 until 1/3/17 when injured again and invalided back to UK. He was later taken prisoner at the battle of St Quentin 21/23 March 1918, whist serving with 2nd RM Bn.He was repatriated in December 1918 and died of his wounds and after-effects of torture on 25th June 1919

Simon Jones

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