Titho was born in Soham, Cambridgeshire in March 1887, and was baptised there a month later. He was the eldest son of Edmund Osborne Jones and his wife Ada, nee Howells. His father Edmund was a Church of England clergyman.
In 1889 the family moved to Brecon when his father gained a teaching position at Christ College and in the early part of 1891 they were living at 5, Alexandra Road, Brecon and Titho now had a younger brother, Edmund. Later that year Titho's father was given a post at Llanidloes, Montgomeryshire and the family moved to the vicarage there.
Titho returned to Christ College as a pupil in 1897. He was successful academically and also played for the college’s first team at rugby. He was also a keen footballer and played for Brecon. He left the college in 1905 having passed all his higher certificates.
Titho then became an articled clerk, to Mr. W. P. Jones, solicitor of Aberystwyth in 1906, passing his final law examination in 1910.
In 1911 Titho is living at home in Llanidloes’ vicarage with his parents and whilst younger brother Edmund is now in Oswestry Grammar School, two more siblings have arrived. Enid Adelaide, born about 1892 and Russell Hafrenydd born about 1895.
Titho later emigrated to Canada and set up business in British Columbia. He returned to Britain in June 1914 arriving in Liverpool, aboard the Lusitania.
When war broke out, Titho enlisted in the London Regiment, in the 1/9th Queen Victoria Rifles and served in the ranks in France from November 1914 to March 1915 and would have been involved in most of the major actions of this time.
He was later given a commission in the Royal Welsh Fusiliers and within the 1/7th Battalion fought with the 53rd (Welsh) Division in the Palestine Campaign and fell in the second battle of Gaza.
Titho's youngest brother Russell died in the Gallipoli fighting.