Embarked Wellington, 26 April 1917; disembarked Devonport, England, 20 July 1917, and marched in to Sling Camp.
Marched out to Machine Gun Depot, Grantham, 8 August 1917.
Proceeded overseas to France, 19 October 1917; posted to strength, No 4 Company, NZ Machine Gun Corps, in the field, 28 October 1917.
Wounded in action, 24 November 1917; oroginally listed as 'remained at duty'; subsequently recorded as admitted to No 3 NZ Field Ambulance, and transferred to No 3 Canadian Casualty Clearing Station, 25 November 1917 (gun shot wound, face); transferred to No 3 Canadian General Hospital, Boulogne, 2 December 1917.
Instance noted, 15 December 1917, of meritorious/gallant conduct: Voluntarily acted as a donor for blood transfusion with the object of saving the life of a comrade.
Transferred to England, 5 December 1917, and admitted to Military Hospital, Endell Street, London; transferred to NZ Convalescent Hospital, Hornchurch, 11 December 1917; discharged on furlough, 27 March 1918, to report to NZ Convalescent Depot, Codford, 11 April 1918.
Commenced return to New Zealand on board HT 'Chupra', 8 June 1918; disembarked New Zealand, 28 July 1919; discharged (termination of period of engagement), 25 August 1919.
War service: 2 years 293 days (of which 2 years 94 days were abroad)
Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Parents: Alfred and Elizabeth JONES (both b. England) AWMM