Soldiers of the Regiment
Hughie Jones and family.
These documents, items and photos were donated by Mrs K Woods, who lived in India with her
father, Private Hughie Jones, circa 1938-43. The medals of Private
Hughie Jones, number 42833 and later 3706178, are also in the museum's
Regular Army Certificate of Service to Sergeant Hughie Jones, number
3706173, of the 1st Battalion King’s Own Royal Regiment.
Served 21 Feb 1923 to 21 Mar 1944 with the King’s Own. Previous service
with the General Service Corps, Welsh Regiment, King’s Own and
Lancashire Fusiliers between 14 Jun 1917 and 16 Nov 1919.
Accession Number: KO2311/01
Copy of Birth Certificate to Hughie Jones born 1899 issued 12 Jul 1926
for the purposes of the Army
Accession Number: KO2311/02
Letter Card TSS Tuscania including photograph of the ship.
Built by Fairfield Shipbuilding and Engineering Co. Ltd. Govan and one
of the latest post-war vessels of the Anchor Line. She is a passenger
liner with a limited amount of space for fine cargo, refrigerated
chambers for carrying perishable goods.
Accession Number: KO2311/03
Certificate of Transfer to Reserve on Demobilization for Private Hughie
Jones, number 68659 Lancashire Fusiliers. dated 17 Nov 1919 Marked on
rear in red - Re-enlisted King's Own Royal Regiment, 21st February 1923
Accession Number: KO2311/04
Child’s Record Book for Kathleen Jones (daughter of Sergeant Jones of
the King's Own Royal Regiment)
Accession Number: KO2311/05
Army form C319 Schedule of Medical Inspection for Kathleen Jones
(daughter of Sergeant Jones of the King's Own Royal Regiment)
Accession Number: KO2311/06
Medal ribbons: British War Medal, Allied Victory Medal, - Medal and Long
Service Good conduct Medal to Hughie Jones
Accession Number: KO2311/18
‘Durry’ Floor Mat as used by soldiers of the 1st Battalion King’s Own in
India 1938-40 named to (370)7841 McGrory, A Company, 1st Battalion,
King's Own Royal Regiment.
Accession Number: KO2496/01
‘Things worth knowing’ school booked used by Kathleen Jones whilst in
India with her father, Private Hughie Jones circa 1939-43.
Accession Number: KO2496/02
1st Battalion, King’s Own Royal Regiment, Families, India, Jun 1942
Accession Number: KO2496/03
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