John S. Jones

John S. Jones - India - June 1944
John S. Jones - India - June 1944
Recent Address: 12 Cochise Lane, Bisbee, AZ 85603
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Family Info: 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: 19 - 6 gas missions
Awards: 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: Radio Operator Mechanic School/Sioux Falls, SD; Radio Operator Mechanic School/Madison, WI; Radio Operator Mechanic School/Philadelphia, PA
MOS: 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
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Date Transferred from the 58th: July, 1945
Date Discharged: October 1, 1945
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Post WWII Civilian Occupation(s): Self-employed - bowling establishments
Thoughts About the 58th: Greatest group of men I have ever been associated with. Very proud of my participation.
Comments: Mr. Jones passed away May 9, 2017.

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