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and the first month of sessions were grueling He was the fifth son of John Jones by his wife, p487 Mary, daughter of John Roberts, Esq., of Landguard Fort, an officer 29th Foot, and was brother of Major authentic nhl jerseys General Sir John Thomas Jones, Bart., KCB, forumpost4239 and uncle of Sir Willoughby Jones, Bart., of Cranmer Hall, Fakenham, Norfolk.[1]Educated at the Royal Military Academy, Woolwich, Jones was commissioned into the Royal Engineers in September 1808.[2] In 1809 he was involved in the attack on the fortress at Flushing[2] during the Walcheren Campaign.

[1] He then took part in the defence of Cadiz in 1809, the Siege of Badajoz in 1812, the Battle of Vitoria in 1813 and the Battle of Nivelle in 1813.[2] He was wounded while leading the forlorn hope during the first assault at the Siege of San Sebastin in September 1813.[1]In February, 14918 1815, he joined the army under General John Lambert on Dauphin Island, Alabama and was sent to New Orleans on special duty under a return American flag of truce.[1]On his return to Europe he joined the army in the Netherlands, landing at Ostend on 18 1815.

He was appointed commanding engineer in charge of the fortifications on Montmartre,[1] after the entrance or the British troops into Paris under the Duke of Wellington.[2] Jones was made a commissioner to the Prussian Army of Occupation in 1816 and went on special service to Constantinople in 1833.