• Entry type: Person
  • Entry ID: AWE1290

Jones, Violet Margaret

(1911 – 2001)
  • Nationality Australian
  • Born 13 July, 1911, Chiltern Victoria Australia
  • Died 1 January, 2001
  • Occupation Nursing administrator


Violet Jones enlisted with the Australian Army Nursing Service on December 15, 1941. She was attached to the 115 General Hospital in Heidelberg, Victoria.


Following twelve months with the Australian Army Nursing Service (AANS), Violet Jones continued her nursing career in hospitals.

She had ten siblings including one brother who was detained as a prisoner of war in Japan during the Second World War. Violet’s letter to him in 1942 is still in the possession of his daughter Kathryn Lucas.


Published resources

Archival resources

  • National Archives of Australia, National Office, Canberra
    • JONES VIOLET MARGARET : Service Number - V148279 : Date of birth - Unknown : Place of birth - CHILTERN VIC : Place of enlistment - HEIDELBERG VIC : Next of Kin - JONES CHRISTIAN

Related entries

  • Related Organisations
    • Australian Army Nursing Service (AANS) (1902 - 1948)