Charles Ernest Jones (c.1899-1918)

An ongoing project to commemorate and research the lives of those who appear on war memorials and rolls of honour in the local area, who served in the military, or whose deaths were linked to conflict.

Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:

JONES, CHARLES ERNEST. Ordinary Seaman. No J/79340. Royal Navy. HMS Lady Cory Wright. Born Shelley. Son of Florence Edith Jones, Bank Side, Shelley. Killed during an attack by a submarine in the English Channel, 26.3.1918, aged 18. Has no known grave. Commemorated PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- Emmanuel Church, Shelley.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission

  • Ordinary Seaman CHARLES ERNEST JONES
  • regiment: Royal Navy
  • died: Tuesday, March 26, 1918
  • age: 18 years
  • record ID: 3046290