NameBenjamin JONAS , 2C3R
Birth27 Dec 1874, Timaru, New Zealand
FatherMoses (Moss) JONAS (1839-1907)
MotherEmma SYMONDSON (1851-1919)
Notes for Benjamin JONAS
birth date and name from the IGI

From the State Library New South Wales: Manuscripts, oral history and pictures.
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Benjamin Jonas was born in Timaru, New Zealand, 27 December 1875, to Moss Jonas and Emma, nee Symondson. In 1915 aged 40, he enlisted in the Australian Imperial Force (AIF) at Liverpool [NSW]. His postal address, however, was 10 West Avenue, Darlinghurst and he gave his religion as Jewish. He died in Sydney in 1948.

His attestation papers dated December 29, 1915 at Liverpool, New South Wales
Benjamin Jonas
Born in the Pariah of South Canterbury near the town of Timaru in ???? New Zealand
Address 10 West Avenue, Darlinghurst
British Subject
occupation Accountant and Bookkeeper
Next of Kim: Mother Emma Jonas Box 650, P.O. Dunedin, N.Z.
Served 4 years in High School Cadets
not married
Age 40 years 11 1/2 months
height 5 feet 9 inches
weight 10 stone 6 pounds
dark complexion, blue eyes, black hair, Jewish
Appointed to D Company No. 13 Battalion, A.I.F.
discharged 8/1/16 Medically unfit not due to misconduct, length of service 11 days
Nervous Debility through typhoid fever in 1898, very shaky, disability is permanent
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