MILITARY FUNERAL AT KIRKDALE.
| With full
military honours the funeral took place at
Kirkdale Cemetery on the 29th ultimo, of
Private Edward Jones, Australian Infantry
Force, who was wounded during the fighting
at Albert, and died in hospital in England
on May 24th. The body was brought home and
the funeral took place from the residence of
the gallant soldier's father, 60,
Brasenose-road, Kirkdale. The coffin,
covered by the Union Jack was conveyed on a
gun-carriage, and a firing party and
detachment of the Welsh Borderers was in
attendance. The service was conducted by the
Rev. Sidney E.A. Miller, and at the close
the last Post was sounded, and three volleys
fired over the open grace. Before going to
Australia some years ago, Pte. Jones lived
at27, Lincoln-street, Bootle, and was
educated at St.Paul's Schools,
Brasenose-road. He joined up at Melbourne in
| The chief
mourners were Mr. J. Jones (father), Masters
Richard, Thomas and John Jones (brothers)
Mrs. A. White and Miss Jenny Jones
(sisters), Mrs. E. Jones, Mr. Rd. Jones,
Mrs. E. Jones, Mrs. Adkins, Mr. H. Adkins
(uncle and aunt), Miss M. Adkins, Masters D.
and E. Jones, Miss L. Jones (cousin), Mrs.
McDermott (cousin), Mrs. McLeod, Mrs. Mason,
Mrs. Williams, Mr. and Mrs. Allen, Mrs.
Nurrall, Miss L. Jones. Many friends
assembled at the Cemetery.
floral tributes were sent by his Father,
Sisters and Brothers, Nurses and Comrades at
Oxford Hospital, Aunt Jane, Cousin Maggie,
Mrs. Jones and others.
Bootle Times 7th