Harold M Jones

Military ROLL OF HONOUR

Object Number - UPL 29501 - 1LT Harold M Jones

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Units served with

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: P-47 Thunderbolt
  • Unit: 365th Fighter Group

Events

Event Location Date Description

Born

Lafayette, IN, USA 29 November 1919 Born 29 November 1919 by parents Collet Jones and Leslie Gertrude Jones (maiden name Rakestraw) in Lafayette, Indiana, USA. Prior to services he was a college student for 2 years and a part-time theater usher. Harold’s father passed away on 19 February 1944, and Harold was killed in action on Friday, 7 June 1944 after 31 combat missions.

Died

50490 Saint-Sauveur-Lendelin, France 7 June 1944 He was on mission with the 365th Fighter/Bomber Group, 386th Fighter/Bomber Squadron in a P-47D-22 Thunderbolt, tail number 4226128 to bomb railroad bridge at St.-Sauveur-Lendelin, France. After destroying the objective he was hit by enemy flack guns and was observed bailing out of his aircraft. His wingman, 2nd Lt Coburn G. Arledge radioed in that Jones was bailing out about a half mile north of the town.

Revisions

Date8 Dec 2018 10:41:00
Contributorspencer.jones
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Family

Date12 Aug 2017 02:31:29
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The History of the Hell Hawks

Date8 Aug 2017 17:24:20
Contributorspencer.jones
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History of the Hell Hawks

Date8 Aug 2017 17:05:46
Contributorspencer.jones
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Family records

Date8 Aug 2017 17:04:10
Contributorspencer.jones
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Birth Certificate

Date8 Aug 2017 14:35:21
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Headstone Inscription and Interment Record

Date8 Aug 2017 14:32:34
Contributorspencer.jones
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The History of the Hell Hawks
Hell Hawks! The Untold Story of the American Fliers Who Savaged Hitler's Wehrmacht

Date21 Dec 2015 12:19:29
ContributorLucyd

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