Hugh Jones was the son of Owen and Isabella Jones (nee Crook) of 288a Derby Road and 25 Camden Street, Bootle.
 
He died as a prisoner of war in Germany.
 
His brother Edwin John Jones died when the Hospital Ship Llandovery Castle was torpedoed off the coast of Ireland on the 27th June 1918.
A notice appeared in the Bootle Times on the 27th June 1919 in memory of both brothers.
 
JONES. - In loving memory of Edward John Jones, who went down with the Llandovery Castle, torpedoed June 27th, 1918; also of Hugh Jones, late Sherwood Foresters, died a prisoner of war in Germany, October 3rd, 1918. - From Mother, Father, Sister, and Brothers, 288, Derby-road, also Sister-in-law and Nieces, 6 Cameron-street, Derby-road.
You are not forgotten, dear sons, to-day,
   Nor will you ever be;
For as long as life and memory last
   Our thought will be of you.