Frank Jones

Royal Engineers

Personal Details

Born: 5 November 1882 in Waverton, Cheshire and baptised on 10 December the same year in the Parish Church of Waverton.

Family: He was the third of seven children born to William Jones, an agricultural labourer, and his wife Eliza. He married Sarah Alice Hayman on 27 December 1909 in Saltney Parish Church, Cheshire and together they had three children – Arthur Robert, Frances May and Frank Hayman.

Residence: From the time of his baptism until at least 1901 he was living in Waverton with his parents and siblings. In 1911, and now married, he lived at 9 Brook Lane, Vicars Cross, Great Barrow, Chester, Cheshire. From at least 1915 to 1918 he was living at 10 Worthington Street, Whitchurch, Shropshire and in 1939 he lived at 11 Hillfield Place, Nantwich, Cheshire.

Employment: In 1901 he was a carter on a farm; from 1911 to at least 1939 he was a Post Office engineering lineman.

Died: Possibly in 1954 in Crewe, Cheshire, aged 72.

Military Details

Regiment: Royal Engineers

Rank: Private

Service Number: 373075

Date of Enlistment: 10 December 1915

Date of Discharge: 14 December 1918

Reason for Discharge: Surplus to military requirements

Medals and Awards

None identified


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