Mr Albert Jones (Private)
Date of Death: 26/11/1914
Age at Death Years: 26
Grave Type: Marked
Military Rank: Private
Map Reference Number: RSHG 006 B3
Plot Number: Ryde Old Parish Cemetery 4 Plot 616
Grave Description: Kerbed plot.
Grave Condition Description: Weathered. The kerbs are becoming overgrown and there is slight subsidence in the centre.
Other Information: On 26 November 1914, HMS Bulwark, a 15,000-ton battleship, was moored on the Medway. While the men were having breakfast the ship suddenly exploded. The explosion was heard up to 20 miles away. Over 700 men on board died. See links below.
Also interred in this plot Lucy Jones (1974), source: Bereavement Services records.
Old Website Grave ID: 746
IN LOVING MEMORY OF ARTHUR EDWARD JONES, DIED SEPTEMBER 12TH 1927, AGED 43 YEARS.
ALSO OF HIS BROTHER ALBERT JONES WHO LOST HIS LIFE ON H.M.S BULWARK NOVEMBER 26TH 1914 AGED 26 YEARS
A & A Jones (April 06)
Photographer: Janette Gregson
PDF file: Census; Death.
''Entry from the 1901 census and the death notice from the IW County Press.'' PDF file: Portsmouth Memorial & Medal Roll
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