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60712: Letter from Private ET Jones, Egypt

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posted on 2024-02-23, 23:00 authored by Great War Archive Project Team

No 1923 PTE Jones ET Born January 3rd 1882.. died 1963
1st/3rd County of London Yeomanry
Sharp Shooters
1st Troop C Squadron
EgyptianExpeditionary Force.

June 1916
Imperial Camel Corps
NO 1923 PTE ET Jones
9th Company
Imperial Camel Corps
Yeomanry Reserve Egyptian Expeditionary Force

Out of action after accident on camel called 'Old Sambo' June 1917. also believed to have suffered Malaria, declared unfit for active service.

He stayed in Egypt for the duration of the war carrying out admin duties on a prisioner of war camp Ras-el-Tin at Alexandria . The camp changed its name to The Aliens Internment Camp on March 16th 1917.

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Creator

Jones, E.T.

Subject

Egypt

Date

6th May 1917

Date Created

06/05/1917

Source

Leaf

Medium

Paper

Type

Letter

Pages

1, 2, 3, 4

Number of Pages

4

Contributor

Everett Sharp | Everett Sharp | Janet Watson

Rights

The Great War Archive, University of Oxford / Primary Contributor

Publisher

The Great War Archive, University of Oxford

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