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Funeral Arrangements for Corporal Stuart Jones

A memorial service will be held in Darwin to coincide with the funeral in Melbourne of Corporal Stuart Jones from the 2nd Cavalry Regiment, killed last Wednesday while serving on United Nations peacekeeping duties in East Timor.

The details are as follows:

DARWIN: A memorial service will be held at the 2nd Cavalry Regiment, Robertson Barracks at 10.30am (CST) on Thursday 17 August. Media are requested to enter the Barracks from Tulagi Road into Courage Avenue.

MELBOURNE: The funeral service will be held at the Memorial Chapel of St Mark, HMAS CERBERUS, Western Port, at 11am (AEST) on Thursday 17 August. Access is through the gangway (main entrance) and Military Police will provide directions to the carpark/chapel. The burial service is at Dromana Lawn Cemetery (Mornington Peninsula) which is 26km away.

Media attending the funeral service are requested to contact Captain Noel Gilby.

For media arrangements please contact:

DARWIN Captain John Liston, tel (08) 8935 2019 or 0417 829 160

MELBOURNE Captain Noel Gilby, tel (03) 9282 6470 or 0419 897 940

Issued by Public Affairs and Corporate Communication, Department of Defence, Canberra, ACT, 2600 Media releases are available by email if you register at the Media Centre at www.defence.gov.au




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