Jeremiah "Jerry" Jones 1916
Jeremiah Jones was from Truro, Nova Scotia who fought in the First World War, including at Vimy Ridge. He enlisted in the Nova Scotia Rifles but was later transferred to the Royal Canadian Regiment. Despite his bravery in battle he did not receive his Distinguished Service Medal during his life time, but rather was awarded it sixty years after his death and almost 100 years after the actual battle.
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