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JONES, Alan Lindsay (1919-2013)

JONES, Alan Lindsay (1919-2013)

Alan Jones (Football 1935).

Alan Jones (Football 1935).

After previous education at Geelong High School, Alan Lindsay Jones, born on 16 February 1919, attended Geelong College from 14 February 1934 to August 1935 where he was a member of the 1st Football XVIII in 1934-35 and the 1st Cricket XI in 1935.

During World War II, he is recorded with various Australian service enlistments; from 24 April 1941 to 8 August 1941 in the AIF with 10 Anti Aircraft Battery; in the RAAF from 27 February 1942 to 28 July 1942 as a leading aircraftman; and in the RAN from 1 August 1944 to 21 May 1946 as an ordinary seaman, telegraph operator at HMAS Lonsdale.

He died on 22 August 2013 aged 94 years. His name is not recorded on the Geelong College World War II Memorial Tablet. He is listed on the World War II Nominal Roll by the Department of Veteran's Affairs.

Sources: Geelong Advertiser 24 Aug 2013. OGC 1933.
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