Heritage > JEWELL Pryce: 1894 -1916, KIA, ANZAC
The Upper Yarra Museum has initiated a project to recreate a Memorial avenue of trees dedicated to the WW1 fallen from the old Upper Yarra Shire. The reformed avenue is to be planted along the old railway line, now the Lilydale to Warburton Rail Trail by Anzac Day 2015
|Pyrce JEWELL DOB 1894 at Walsall Wood UK, was a butcher in West Warburton before he enlisted.|
|2612 Private P JEWELL was 22 when he was killed in the field in France, 1.9.1916.|
|Birth Place||Walsall Wood, STAFFODSHIRE, ENGLAND|
|Occupation at Enlistment||Butcher|
|Date of Enlistment||12.6.1915|
|Age at Enlistment||21 years 6 months|
|Next of Kin||Mother: Mrs J JEWELL|
|Address at Enlistment||West Warburton, VIC|
|Embarkation Details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, VIC on board SS Makarini on 15 September 1915|
|Nominal Roll||Nominal Roll|
|Rank on Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit on Nominal Roll||8th Battalion|
|Fate||Killed in Action|
|Australian War Memorial Roll, Panel Number||Roll of Honour.
Panel no 53
Pryce Jewell’s name will be projected onto the exterior of the Hall of Memory
|Date of Death||1.9.1916|
|Place of Death or Wounding||FRANCE|
|Age at Death||22 years|
|Commemoration Details and Panel Reference||Villers-Bretonneux Memorial|
|Medals||1914/15 Star Medal.
British war Medal.
Where the Australians Rest.
|Local Memorials||Yarra Junction Cenotaph: Fallen
|AIF Data Base||Pryce JEWELL|
Family & Early Life
|Parents: William and Jane JEWELL of Walsall Wood, STAFFODSHIRE, ENGLAND.
Siblings: Enrest, Maggie, Harold and Clarence JEWELL.
|War Service – Western Front
Killed in Action “In the Field”, France
|Commemorating the Fallen – Yarra Junction Cenotaph – Bob Sutherland 1999.|