Sergeant Claude Edward JONES

Service No: 56752
Born: Williamstown VIC, 24 May 1902
Enlisted in the RAAF: 2 June 1942
Unit: No. 1 Stores Depot, Tottenham VIC
Died: Ground Accident, Tottenham VIC, 12 June 1947, Aged 45 Years
Buried: Springvale War Cemetery, Melbourne VIC
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Owen and Martha Jane Jones; husband of Ruth Marion Jones, of Caulfield
Roll of Honour: Williamstown VIC
Remembered: Panel 114, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On 12 June 1947, Sergeant Jones, an Equipment Assistant, was struck by a falling stores rack, and died of his injuries. He was engaged in supervising the unloading of a steel rack from a four-wheeled trailer. During the unloading, the rack overbalanced falling on to Sergeant Jones and pinning him to the floor.


Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour On-Line Records (RAAF Casualty Information compiled by Alan Storr (409804))
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
Department of Veterans’ Affairs On-Line WWII Nominal Roll
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record A705, 166/21/420

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