Rifleman A.J. Jones  Service number S/10374  Rifle Brigate Cap Badge

Regiment  Rifle Brigade “C” Coy. 7th Bn.

Date of birth  1st quarter 1886

Date of death 30th August 1916

Age at death  30 years


poppy-1His Story

Alfred was born in 1887 in Poplar. His address on both the 1891 and 1901 censuses was 13 Ford Street, St Paul’s, Poplar. He enlisted on 5 May 1915, and arrived in France on 28 July 1915. His Service Record states his occupation as tunneller, and his address as 11 Wharncliffe Street, Bethnal Green. He was severely wounded and evacuated to Netley Hospital, Hampshire where he died of wounds on 30 August 1916.