JONES, Samuel

Worcestershire Regiment.

Samuel Jones was born in Brockmoor and was living in Kingswinford in 1914 when he volunteered for the Worcesters. He went to the 3rd Battalion which was in Artois for operations during the winter of 1915 and then in the Flanders sector on the Messines ridge. From there they moved to Ypres to take part in a diversionary attack to accompany the largest British attack to date at Loos. The Worcesters attacked the Bellewaerde Ridge on the 26th September and suffered many casualties. Among them was Private Samuel Jones who was killed in action. He was 30 years of age and is buried in Hooge Crater Cemetery (I J 1). and commemorated on the Wordsley Memorial.

Commemorated at:

Wordsley Holy Trinity

Wordsley Holy Trinity

High Street, Wordsley, West Midlands, DY8 5RU

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