William Hooper Jones

Family photo believed to have been taken Dec 1917 or Jan 1918

1891 His parents Albert Hooper Jones and Mary Ann are living at 16 Elton St, Willow on the Hill, Lancs

1896 Jan/Mar born West Derby. William Hooper Jones

1901 census living with grandparents at Swims Farm, Ramsbottom, Lancs. And his father is living alone as a coachman at 11 Burdett St, Toxteth

1911 census Living with grandparents at Simon's Farm, Hawkshaw Lane, Tottington, Bury

1911 census. His father is a Butler living at 117 Sandhurst Street Liverpool

1914 Sep 25. Landed Egypt

1917 Feb 17 Commissioned

1918 Awarded the Belgian Croix de Guerre

1920 Aug 17. Joined ADRIC with RIC no 72307, ADRIC no 413. Posted to C Coy . Another W H Jones was entered on Register with service no 374 on the same day with note "Not Joined", this is the same man..

1920 Nov 28 Killed in Kilmichael Ambush

1920 Dec 4. William Hooper Jones. He is buried at Emmanuel Church, Chapel Lane, Holcombe, Bury and not Saint Mary's Hawkshaw. Among the mourners were Temporary Cadets T. S. Mobey and W. A. Campbell, (Campbell resigned in Apr 1921)A.D.R.I.C., also his father Albert Hooper Jones, grandfather Mr. Wm Hooper Jones, Herbert Hooper Jones his brother and Miss Violet Jones, his sister.