Dedicated to the memory of all the men and women of the Bridgnorth area who died during the two World Wars.
James Thomas Jones was baptised at Worfield on 26th January, 1890. He was the son of Thomas Jones (variously a farm labourer, a Mill Waggoner and a Shepherd) and his wife, Ann. The family lived in Worfield but had moved to Oldington by 1911.
James served with the Monmouthshire Regiment, later transferring to the 5th Battalion, South Wales Borderers. He was killed in action on 14th April, 1918 and is commemorated on the Tyne Cot Memorial.
Private James Thomas Jones 39418 South Wales Borderers (previously 4709 Monmouth Regt.) was awarded the Victory and British Medals.
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