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Joines Edward George
"B" Bty. 84th Army Bde.
Royal Field Artillery
17 august 1917
Son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Charles Joines, of 67, Rock Hill, Chipping Norton, Oxon.
In March 1911 he married Laura Winman in Bicester .
He left behind his widow Laura and two sons Edward, aged 6 and William aged 4. In 1918 his widow was awarded a weekly pension of 25 shillings and five pence and remarried in 1925
Labourer whilst serving in the 2nd Battalion Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Volunteer Reserve,
professional soldier and later Police Constable
Bleuet Farm Cemetery
Plot I , Row B , Stone 39
24 september 1900
5 august 1914
7 january 1917
30 june 1917
17 august 1917
Enlisted in The Royal Field Artillery
He served with the 4th Battery RFA in the Boer War with distinction, rising to Corporal and being awarded the Queen’s South Africa medal with Orange State and Cape Colony clasps.
Whilst serving in Ahmedabad, India he was jailed for 14 days for “conduct to the prejudice of good order and military discipline” after telling his Regimental Sergeant Major, in no uncertain terms, that he was not attending a riding lesson. Left the Army , although he remained on the reserve list, and joined the Police Force serving as a Constable in Bicester.
Recalled to the Royal Field Artillery being promoted to Serjeant
Posted to France
He served with 29 Brigade until the 17th March 1917 when he was hospitalized suffering from myalgia, a disorder brought on by overuse or strain of the muscles.
Returned to the front line joining 84th Brigade.
Killed in action during the Battle of Langemarck