Hyde War Memorial Trust

Roll of Honour of the 710 men of Hyde who fell in WW1

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William JONES

Stoker 1st Class K/13545 William JONES
H.M.S. "Indefatigable", Royal Navy

Killed in Action,   The Battle of Jutland,   Wednesday 31st May 1916,   age 23

Home address:278 Uxbridge Street, Burton-Upon-Trent, Staffordshire
Born:1893, Grimsby, Lincolnshire
Parents:Harriet Jones and Frank Jones
278 Uxbridge Street, Burton-Upon-Trent, Staffordshire
Marital status:Single
Occupation:Farm Labourer
Remembered:Plymouth Naval Memorial, Devon, UK,
panel 16.
Link to Hyde:Not Known

A Message of Remembrance, written for Werneth Low Cenotaph Unveiling, 25th June 1921:

In remembrance of Willie Jones, stoker HMS Indefatigable, Jutland Battle, 1916,
from Mr. and Mrs. Bradshaw and family,
Wood End Villa, Hyde.

Only 3 of HMS Indefaigable's crew of 1,019 survived when the battlecruiser sank following shelling by the German battlecruiser Von der Tann in the early stages of the Battle of Jutland.