JONES Herbert James 84080

LEST WE FORGET

Aircraftman Class 1 Herbert James JONES

Service No: 84080
Born: Boulder WA, 29 July 1909
Enlisted in the RAAF: 11 December 1943
Unit: No. 4 Recruit Depot, Busselton WA
Died: Illness, No. 110 Australian General Hospital Hollywood WA, 3 January 1944, Aged 34 Years
Buried: Karrakatta War Cemetery WA
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Herbert Victor and Eileen Mary Jones, husband of Ethel May Jones, of Leederville.
Roll of Honour: Kalgoorlie WA
Remembered: Panel 115, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT
Remembered: Cenotaph Undercroft, State War Memorial, Kings Park WA

On 1 January 1944, Aircraftman Class I Jones, a Trainee Technical, struck his head on the bottom when he plunged into the water on a swimming parade at Busselton. He died of his injuries on 3 January 1944.

References:

Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour On-Line Records
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
Department of Veteran’s Affairs On-Line WWII Nominal Roll
Metropolitan Cemeteries Board (Perth) On-Line Records
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record A705, 166/21/106