Lieutenant Colonel Hume Riversdale Jones

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Royal Military Academy Sandhurst


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Status: On original site
Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Inside a building - public/private
Description: Seating
  • Timber Oak
Lettering: Incised
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: Memorial to Lieutenant Colonel Hume Riversdale Jones, 6th Royal Battalion, 13th Frontier Force Rifles. Son of Hume Riversdale Jones and Elizabeth Anne Jones (nee Phibbs). He married Ruth Babington, daughter of Right Honourable Sir Anthony Brutus Babington and Ethel Vaughan Hart, on 5 Dec 1936. Gentleman Cadet at the Royal Military College, Sandhurst 1923-24. Commissioned into the King's Shropshire Light Infantry on 27 Aug 1924. Transferred as a Lieutenant to the Indian Army on 15 May 1931. Mentioned in Despatches during WW2. Killed in action when commanding his battalion in Italy aged 39 years. Buried in grave V.E.22. of the Sangro River War Cemetery, Torino di Sangro, Provincia di Chieti, Abruzzo, Italy.
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Lieut Colonel Hume R Jones, 6/13 Frontier Force Rifles. Killed in action in Italy while commanding his own Battalion 19th December 1943 aged 39 years.

Hume Riversdale Jones

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