Service Records for Geoffrey Charles Harris Jones (1896-1968)

Attestation 17 November 1917 4th Bn. Lincolnshire Regiment. Name: Geoffrey Charles Harris Jones. Address: Syston Gardens, Grantham, Lincolnshire. Age 19 years 222 days. Trade or calling: Gardener. Married: No. Height 5 feet 8 3/4 inches. Chest measurement 34 inches, range of expansion: 1 1/2 inches. Medical History confirms chest measurement. Weight: 112lbs. Physical development: Good.  Vision: 6/6 both eyes.

Casualty Form - Active Service. Embarked Southampton 23/2/1917. Disembarked Le Havre 24/2/1917. 30/3/1917, 6/4/1917, 18/4/1917: Admitted. Trench Feet. 30/4/1917: Admitted. Debility. 1/5/1917 Discharged to duty. 6/5/1917, 8/5/1917, 11/5/1917: Admitted. Debility. Wounded in action 15/4/1918 in France. Admission to General Military Hospital, Colchester 25/4/1918-27/4/1918 for GSW [gun shot wound] to buttock. In hospital 3 days. Transferred to Red Cross Hospital, Ardleigh 27/4/19-17/7/18 for GSW Back. In hospital 81 days. Transferred to General Military Hospital, Colchester 17/7/1918-12/8/1918 for GSW buttock. In hospital 27 days. Transferred to [illegible] court Hospital, Malden, Essex. 12/8/1918-9/9/1918 for GSW buttock. In hospital 28 days. Tranaferred to Ripon 16/9/1918-22/10/1918 for GSW buttock. Granted a furlough 9/9/1918-16/9/1918. Address whilst on leave: Owston Road, Knossington, Oakham. Another 1/11/1918-7/11/1918. Address whilst on leave: Knossington Inn, Oakham. Demobilized: 3/9/1919, Lichfield. Regimental number: 201875.