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Elizabeth Mary Hill (1849 - 1941)

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Elizabeth's son, George Jones was killed in action in France during World War I. Before they knew he was killed, he had been reported as missing on 19 July 1916. Elizabeth had a number of communications with the military by both herself and her daughter, Eva Jane Adie. The following is the significant communications between Elizabeth and the military.

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17 September 1916 : Letter from Elizabeth requesting any further information about George who was missing.
Elizabeth is granted a pension of 2 per fortnight commencing 5 November 1916
Elizabeth requests George's possessions. Received by the military on 11 November 1918
Elizabeth advises the military that she is George's Next-of-Kin and that his father has been dead for some 24 years. Received by them on 29 September 1920
13 July 1921 : Letter from Military advising Elizabeth that they do not know where George is buried.
25 October 1921 : Elizabeth signs for George's Memorial Scroll
1 November 1922 : Elizabeth signs for George's Memorial Plaque No. 329100
4 February 1923 : Elizabeth signs for George's Victory Medal

Updated : 11 Jul 2011