Greig Alfred Jones1

M, #1082, b. 6 August 1870, d. 8 February 1943
Greig Alfred Jones 1870-1943
FatherJohn Jones1 b. 22 Feb 1827, d. 27 Jul 1917
MotherElizabeth Ann Mason1 b. c 1835, d. 15 Oct 1922
Relationship2nd great-uncle of Keith Graham Bassett
Last Edited5 Apr 2017
Birth*6 August 1870 McLaren Vale, SA, Australia;son of John Jones & Elizabeth Ann Mooren1 
Enlistment*17 October 1915 Trentham, New Zealand;
Trooper Greig Alfred Jones 11/2135
Death of Father27 July 1917 Geelong Hospital, Geelong, VIC, Australia;
Name: John Jones
Date of Death: 27 Jul 1917
Place of Death: Geelong Hospital, City of Geelong; Usual Residence Nhill
Occupation: Retired Farmer
Sex: Male
Age: 91
Conjugal Status:
Place of Birth: Wales
Time in Aust Colonies: 58 years in Victoria

Father: Not known
Occupation: Not known
Mother: Not known

Place of Marriage: Not known
Age at Marriage: Not known
Name of Spouse: Not known
Children of Marriage: Edith 54, Hurtle 51, Ruth, Vaughn, Ewin, Craig, Ross, Ada (ages not known)
Informant: R N Carbines, undertaker, authorized agent, Geelong

Cause of Death: Senility, Cardiac failure
Length of Illness: Indefinite
Medical Attendant: Dr N Dennerstein M.B., B.S.
Date Last Seen: 27 Jul 1917

Date of Burial: 28 Jul 1917
Place of Burial: Eastern Cemetery Geelong
Minister & Religion: Rev T Tinniswood, Church of England
Undertaker: R N Carbines
Witnesses:;Principal=John Jones3 
Death of Mother15 October 1922 51 Spring St, Geelong West, VIC, Australia;
Name: Elizabeth Ann Jones
Date of Death: 15 Oct 1922
Place of Death: 51 Spring Street, Town of Geelong West
Sex: Female
Age: 88
Conjugal Status:
Place of Birth: McLaren Vale, South Australia
Time in Aust Colonies: 38 years in Victoria, 50 years in South Australia

Father: William Mason
Occupation: Farmer
Mother: Elizabeth Ann Mason (maiden name not known)

Place of Marriage: McLaren Vale, South Australia
Age at Marriage: 22
Name of Spouse: John Jones
Children of Marriage: Ellen 65, Alfred deceased, Edith 61, Anson deceased, Hurtle 58, Ruth 57, Vaughan 55, Irwin 53, Greig 52, Ross 50, Ada 48
Informant: Alex Monro, undertaker, authorized agent, Geelong

Cause of Death: Senile Decay
Length of Illness:
Medical Attendant: Dr A W Morgan
Date Last Seen: 13 Oct 1922

Date of Burial: 17 Oct 1922
Place of Burial: Eastern Cemetery Geelong
Minister & Religion: Rev J H Peake, Church of England
Undertaker: Alex Monro

;Principal=Elizabeth Ann Mason4
"Waywen", 51 Spring Street, Geelong West
Death*8 February 1943 New Zealand5 
Burial*10 February 1943 Taruheru Cemetery, Gisborne, New Zealand;
NZEF, Great War Veteran,
11/2135 Dvr G A Jones, Field Artillery, died 8 February 19435 


  1. [S1240] South Australian Birth Registrations 1842-1906.
  2. [S1727] Discovering ANZACS, online, Greig Alfred Jones 11/2135.
  3. [S14] Death Certificate, John Jones 1917/8669.
  4. [S14] Death Certificate, Elizabeth Ann Jones 1922/13095.
  5. [S1621] Gigborne District Council - Cemetery Records, online, Taruhera - Greig Alfred Jones.