See also

William JONES (1879-1906)

William Augustus JONES, son of Thomas William JONES (1848-1896) and Elizabeth Ann KELLEY (1852- ), was born on 10 May 1879 in Morratabad, West Bengal, India. He was baptised on 21 March 1880 in Morratabad, India. He enlisted on 18 November 1895 at Royal Navy. The address was: Devonport. Enlisted as Boy

Adult Service (12 Years) Started 10 May 1897. William appeared in the census on 31 March 1901 in Royal Navy aged 21.1 The address was: HMS Victorious, Malta. On 31 March 1901 he was an Able Seaman in Royal Navy aged 21.2 He died of Accident on 10 October 1906 in Portland. The address was: HMS Cornwallis. Fell from For'd Coaling Derrick and Drowned.

Court of enquiry ruled as 'Accidental Death' due to the derrick not beihg lashed correctly.


1"1901 Census". RG 13/5335/page 10. Cit. Date: 31 March 1901.
Text From Source: Name Related Cond Age Occupation Birth Place
William Augustus Jones Member of Crew S 21 Able Seaman Moradabad, India
National Archives, Kew.
2Ibid. RG 13/5335/page 10. Cit. Date: 31 March 1901.