British Executions

Joseph Jones

Age: 26

Sex: male

Crime: murder

Date Of Execution: 21 Feb 1918

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Wandsworth

Method: hanging

Executioner: John Ellis


Joseph Jones murdered Oliver Gilbert Imlay 24, a Canadian soldier, who he battered to death at Valentine Place, Blackfriars Road, London on 8 November, 1917.

Defendant: SHARP, Ernest Edward MAGUIRE, Thomas Vincent JONES, Joseph Charge: Murder and robbery with violence.

see "The Murder Of A Canadian Soldier." Times [London, England] 16 Jan. 1918: 10. The Times Digital Archive. Web. 13 July 2013.

see National Archives CRIM 1/171/2