1918. The Christmas Echo: Honour Roll Number. LLSC.
CEF no. 1075054
Born on 8 June 1894, Clarence Finkle Jones was 20 years old when he enlisted with the CEF on 1 May 1915. The only son of Jesse and Mary Jones, of 439 Maitland Street, London, ON, Clare was a chemistry student who had served one year with the Canadian Engineers. He sailed overseas in September and was appointed Acting Sergeant with the 4th Pioneers the day he arrived in England, 22 September. He eventually reverted to the rank of Private and joined the 2nd Canadian Pioneer Battalion. Pte. Jones was killed in action on 23 May 1917.
He is commemorated on page 265 of the First World War Book of Remembrance (Memorial Chamber, Peace Tower, Parliament Hill).
Grave: Ecoivres Military Cemetery, France.
Commemorated on: family headstone, Mount Pleasant Cemetery, London, ON.