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John S. Jones
John S. Jones - India - June 1944
John S. Jones - India - June 1944
Recent Address:
12 Cochise Lane, Bisbee, AZ 85603
Email:
Family Information:
Parents: Maude and Sanford; Wife: Dottie Jo; Children: John, James, Michael, Sandra
Hometown:
Ferndale, MI
Date Entered Service:
January 7, 1943
Service Number:
36557415
Bomb Group:
468th
Squadron:
792nd
Location of Unit:
Salina, KS - November 1943
Missions Flown:
35
Hump Missions Flown:
19 - 6 gas missions
Targets:
Awards/Decorations:
China-Burma-India Offensive, Air Offensive Japan, Palembang, Sumatra Air Offensive, Central Burma Campaign, Air Medal with 1 Oak Leaf Cluster, Distinguished Flying Cross, Good Conduct Medal, Presidential Unit Citation, Purple Heart, Asiatic-Pacific Theater Ribbon, WWII Victory Medal
Service Schools Attended:
Radio Operator Mechanic School/Sioux Falls, SD; Radio Operator Mechanic School/Madison, WI; Radio Operator Mechanic School/Philadelphia, PA
Military Specialty(ies):
MOS 757-Radio Operator-Mechanic-Gunner, AAF
Rank Upon Discharge:
Staff Sergeant
Crew Type:
Flight crew
Airplane Serial No.& Name:
42-6208 Pioneer, 42-24737 Pioneer II 42-63534 Pioneer III
Were you a POW?
No
Were you interned?
No
Date Transferred from the 58th:
July, 1945
Date Discharged from the 58th:
October 1, 1945
Post-WWII Military Service:
Post-WWII Civilian Occupation(s):
Self-employed - bowling establishments
Thoughts on the 58th Bomb Wing:
Greatest group of men I have ever been associated with. Very proud of my participation.
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John S. Jones - 2003
John S. Jones - 2003

 


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