Timothy Jones



Aug 4, 1884

Born at London England


Nov 14, 1914

Attested into the 21st Battalion at Kingston Ontario 

Ø      Number 59526 (temporary number 188)

Ø      Next of kin given as Mrs Helen Jones (wife) of 236 Frank St., Ottawa Ontario

o       This was later changed to read 4 Hamilton St., Deptford  High St., London England

Ø      Previous occupation given as Teamster

Ø      No previous military experience given

Ø      Religion given as Church of England

Ø      Assigned to “B” Company


May 6, 1915

Embarked the RMS Metagama at Montreal Quebec



May 15, 1915

Disembarked at Devonport England and proceeded to West Sandling Camp, near Hythe Kent


May 29, 1915

Sentenced to 7 days detention and forfeits 14 days pay for being AWL (Absent Without Leave)


Jun 28, 1915

Reported to be AWL


Jun 29, 1915

Reports for duty and forfeits 2 days pay


Jun 30, 1915

Awarded 10 days detention for being AWL


Jul 23, 1915

Reported to be AWL


Aug 5, 1915

Reports for duty and forfeits 14 days pay and in addition sentenced to 28 days detention


Sep 9, 1915

Posted to the Depot Company from “A” Company


Sep 25, 1915

Reported to be illegally absent and transferred to the 39th Battalion


Oct 29, 1915

Declared to be a Deserter and SOS (Struck Off Strength) the CEF 

It is worthy to note that his wife changed her address many times after his attestation.  All of the new address were in the London England area


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