Lt Joseph George William Jones , M'sex Reg

There is a marriage in Calcutta in 1908 that is probably him. The marriage in 1917 may be him. I cannot tie him to MIC address He may well have changed the order of his Christian names.

1887 Sep 23 Born London ? (on RIC, but not always the truth) or Calcutta? or Canada ?. Son of John Challis/Charles Jones. From marriage certs.

1908 May 16 Married in Calcutta to Muriel Gertrude Weber as Joseph George William Jones

1911 Sep 12. Their daughter died Dorothia Katherine Lilian Annie Jones in Calcutta, India. Father William George Joseph Jones, mother Muriel (note father's Christian names have been juggled)

1916 Jan 19. Landed in France

1917 Sep 25 Married in London to Ellen ( Nelly ) Seabrook (she died in 1926). There were 4 children born between 1918 and 1925. Here he claims to be son of John Charles Jones, (same as on 1908 India marriage) but is it the same man?

They had 4 children.

1918 May 1. Commissioned 2nd Lt from Officer Cadet Unit. Midd'x R.—Joseph George William Jones

1919 Nov 1. 5th Midd'x R. — 2nd Lt. J. G. W. Jones to be Lt.

1920 Jul 6. 5th Midd'x R—Lt. J. G. W. Jones relinquishes his commn., and retains the rank of Lt.

1920 Nov 29. Joined ADRIC with service no 1126. Posted to A Coy.

1921 Jun 6. Posted to Depot Coy

1921 Sep 10. Posted to O Coy

1921 census Family at Brixton

1922 Jan 16 Discharged on demobilisation of ADRIC

1922 Jul 10. Midd'x R.—Lt. Joseph George William Jones, late Spec. Res., to be Lt. 10th July 1922, with seniority 5th Nov. 1921.

1928 His wife Ellen died in 1928 and Joseph put his 4 children into care and disappeared - my grandmother grew up in the Children's home and very rarely spoke about her parents as her and her twin were very young when it all happened. We do often speak about my great-grandparents and this year have decided to search for Ellen's grave as far as we know no-one would have visited it in over 90 years.

1930 Oct 16 This appears to be him in touble with the law

1937 Married Elizabeth M Waldron/Carpenter in Penzance. She was born Carpenter, and married Eric Arthur Waldron in 1919 and divorced him in 1926

1939 Living at 53 Everton Road , Croydon C.B., Surrey with wife Elizabeth M. He is a Civil Servant. It adds a pensioned Capt in Middlesex Regt. Dob given as 23 Sep 1887

1941 Aug 4. Dies Wandsworth, London (age 56) of 70 Norbury Crescent, Streatham. Husband of Elizabeth May Jones. Injured at War Office, Whitehall; died at Queen Mary's Hospital, Roehampton. CWGC . Civilian War Dead