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E. H. Jones (author)

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Lieutenant Elias Henry Jones (21 September 1883 – 22 December 1942) was a Welsh administrator in India and officer in the Indian Army who, together with Australian C. W. Hill, escaped from the Yozgat prisoner of war camp in Turkey during the First World War. Their story was told in Jones' book The Road to En-dor. Life The son of the Welsh philosopher Sir Henry Jones, Jones entered the Indian Civil Service in 1906 and served in Burma. On the outbreak of the First World War, he joined the Indian Army and, after serving as a private soldier in a Volunteer Artillery Battery, was commissioned into the Indian Army Reserve of Officers on 22 September 1915. He served in Mesopotamia during the First World War as part of the Indian Expeditionary Force and taken prisoner in April 1916. He was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 22 September 1916. After the war, he served for a time as Lord Curzon's secretary on the Foreign Office Middle East Committee, before
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