Jones, Richard Tyrell

Jones, Richard Tyrell

Regiment: Imperial Yeomanry

Rank: Captain

Service No:

Boer War service: Not Known

Date of enlistment: May 1896

Date of discharge: April 1904

Reason for discharge: Resigned his Commission

Other information: Was previously in Shropshire Yeomanry

Born: 27 June 1871 at Llansillin, Shropshire.

Family: He was one of two children born to John and Ellen Jones. He married Mary Ethel Wood in 1911 in Hanover Square, London. It has not been possible to identify any children for their marriage.

Residence: He lived at Mossfields, Tilstock Lane, Whitchurch, Shropshire.

Employment: He was commissioned into the army straight after graduating from New College, Oxford. He had previously attended Eton College.

Death: 31 August 1940 in Overton, Flintshire aged 69.

Other information: He played first class cricket for Oxford University.

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