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Dear Members of the Corps of Signals fratenity,
With grief we are posting details of our colleagues who leave for their heavenly abode. We request members to forward their "shradhanjali". Kindly share with us the photographs, fond memories and association.
We await tributes from associates/ course mates for publication.
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  • Saturday, September 22, 2012

    SL-596L Brig DN Devine Jones

    Signals Training Centre, MHOW. Boys' Company. Winners of the Six-A-Side Football 1946.
    L -R : Standing- Harrington, Devine-Jones, Gardner [capt] Hemmings.
    Sitting: Owen, Sgt Webber, Mott.

    Late Brig Devine Jones conversing with Brig Ashok Rathore, Chairman, Army Sports Control Board

    Indian boxing has lost a legend as former secretary of the Indian Amateur Boxing Federation Brig (Retd) DN Devine Jones passed away at his residence here on Saturday. Jones was 82 and is survived by wife, daughter and two grandchildren.
    Jones was part of the Army Physical Training Corps (APTC). He was elected as secretary of IABF in 1976 and was again re-elected in 1980. In 1985, he handed over the reins to late Capt Aspy Adajania.
    He was a qualified International Referee & Judge in Boxing (AIBA R&J) and officiated at many international boxing championships abroad. Jones was also elected as an executive committee member of AIBA in 1986 and was later replaced by Adajania in 1987.
    With his impeccable style, Brig Jones was an excellent sports administrator who was actively involved in the successful conduct of boxing at the Asian Games 1982 at Delhi.
    A relatively unknown fact about the stalwart is that he was an outstanding football player too who represented India at the inaugural Asian Games held in Delhi in 1951.
    Ref to earlier post in this blog: Click here