|Date of Birth||February 25, 1882|
|Place of Birth||Kamloops, British Columbia|
|Next of Kin||Lawn Jones, Kamloops, British Columbia|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Service Record||Link to Service Record|
|Force||Canadian Expeditionary Force|
|Enlisted / Conscripted||Enlisted|
|Place of Enlistment||Kenora, Ontario|
|Date of Enlistment||February 12, 1915|
|Age at Enlistment||33|
|Theatre of Service||Canada|
|Prisoner of War||No|
Birth date and location: According to his Attestation Papers, Edward was born February 25, 1882 in Kamloops, British Columbia.
Names of parents and siblings: Cannot be confirmed at this time.
Early life: Prior to enlisting, ‘Ed’ had been a Blacksmith and appears to have been living and working in Kenora, Ontario.
War experience: Edward, aged 33, enlisted on February 12, 1915 in Kenora, Ontario, with the 52nd Battalion. He was mentioned in an article in the Kenora Miner and News as one of the recent recruits to the Third Contingent. Private Jones is described as 5 feet 71/4 inches tall, with a fair complexion, light hair, and blue eyes. He is unmarried, and his faith is Church of England. His Regimental Number was A39096. His next of kin, is Lawn Jones, of Kamloops. On May 1, 1915, in Port Arthur, Ontario, Edward was Struck off Strength as a Deserter from “B” Co. 98th Regt.”