New England Air Museum
Francis Edward (Mutt) Jones
Recent Address:
San Diego, CA
Email:
Family Information:
Parents: Walter and Maude; Wife: Elizabeth; Children: Karen, Rodney, Richard, Mark, Douglas
Hometown:
Gravette, AR
Date Entered Service:
Service Number:
Bomb Group:
40th
Squadron:
44th
Location of Unit:
Missions Flown:
Hump Missions Flown:
Targets:
Awards/Decorations:
Service Schools Attended:
Military Specialty(ies):
Radar Operator
Rank Upon Discharge:
Chief Warrant Officer
Crew Type:
Flight
Airplane Serial No.& Name:
Member of Ernest Mappes' crew
Were you a POW?
No
Were you interned?
No
Date Transferred from the 58th:
Date Discharged from the 58th:
Post-WWII Military Service:
He continued to serve in the Air Force in air search and rescue and as a weapons controller in North American Air Defense Command. He completed his 28 years of military service at the rank of Chief Warrant Officer - 4.  He served during WWII, Korea and Viet Nam.
Post-WWII Civilian Occupation(s):
Following a brief stint as a defense contractor, he moved to San Diego in 1969 where began a banking career, retiring as a Branch Manager in 1981
Comments:
Mr. Jones passed away February 12, 2012 and is buried at Miramar National Cemetery, San Diego, CA

 


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