Meriwether Jones

Military

Assigned to 742BS, 455th BG, 15AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) Bucharest, Romania in B-24 41-28640; Crashed Draconesti, Romania 21-Apr-44 Killed in Action (KIA) MACR 4387

Awards: SS, AM (2OLC), PH.

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Units served with

  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Fifteenth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: Raunchy
  • Unit: 455th Bomb Group 742nd Bomb Squadron

Places

Events

Event Location Date Description

Born

Richmond, VA 8 May 1920 Son of Roy Meriwether and Caroline Talbott [Armistead] Jones.

Died

Dracesti, Romania 21 April 1944 Failed to Return (FTR) Bucharest, Romania in B-24 ; Crashed Draconesti. Romania KIA MACR 4387

Buried

Ardennes American Cemetery and Memorial Re-Interred Ardennes American Cemetery and Memorial Liege, Belgium Plot D Row 11 Grave 45

Buried

Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, Richmond City, VA Memorialised Hollywood Cemetery Richmond, Richmond City, Virginia

Based

San Giovanni 21 April 1944 Assigned to 742BS, 455th BG, 15AF USAAF.

Revisions

Date23 Oct 2020 20:12:12
ContributorAl_Skiff
ChangesCreated entry with surname, firstname, nationality, service number, highest rank, role, biography, events, unit associations and place associations