Capt William Frederick Russell Jones, 9th London


No MIC available, but he clearly exists. He is difficult to follow because of the variations in his name

1883 Nov 23. Born Worley, Essex

1891 census at

1901 census at school at Wellington College. Full name William Frederick Russell Jones, born Maidstone, Kent. aged 17

1912 Jan/Mar He marries in London to Norah Martin

1913 Divorce Court File: 4641. Appellant: Norah Blaker Russell-Jones. Respondent: William Frederick Russell-Jones. Type: Wife's petition for divorce

1915 Jan 8. 9th (County of London) Battalion, The London Regiment (Queen Victoria's Rifles); the undermentioned to be Lt William Frederick Russell Jones.

1915 Mar 6. London Regt. Lt. W. F. R. Jones to be temp. Capt. 29th Dec. 1915, but with precedence as from. 6th Mar. 1915

1915 He was invalided back to England with shell shock, and did not return to France

1915 Jun 25. He marries an actress called Millicent Mary Clegg-Wilkinson as his second wife.

1917 Sep 26. London Regt. Lieut (actg. Capt.) W. F. R. Jones to be Capt.

1919 Divorce Court File: 8291. Appellant: Millicent Mary Russell-Jones. Respondent: William Frederick Russell-Jones. Type: Wife's petition for restitution of conjugal rights .

1920 Jan 1. 9th Bn., London Regt.— Capt. W. F. R. Jones is restored to the estbt.

1920 Oct 13 Joined ADRIC with service no 697 . Posted to G Coy

1921 Mar 12. He was shot and wounded in Ireland and returned to UK on sick leave.

1921 Mar 12 to 23 Apr 1921. In Limerick Military Hospital. £75 compensation (the news report just says £75 for injuries sustained)

1921 May 5 to 25 May on Medical Leave

1921 Oct 2 to 2 Nov on Leave

1921 Nov 18. Relinquishes his commission 9th London Regt. Capt. W. F. R. Jones.

1922 Jan 19. Discharged on demobilisation of ADRIC

1922 Divorce Court File: 8911. Appellant: William Frederick Russell-Jones. Respondent: Millicent May Russell-Jones. Co-respondent: Eric Vivian. Type: Husband's petition for divorce

1923 Feb 6. Divorce case turned down in court. She re-married in 1929 to Terence Houghton Wilson Ranson.

1925 Apr/Jun Died in Rochford, Kent. He was manager of Boleyn Hotel Rochford and collapsed and died while serving customers at the bar. He never served in Boer War, but was a Capt in Queen Victoria Rifles