|Birth: ||Sep. 27, 1916|
|Death: ||Apr. 22, 1944|
He was the son of Fielding Henry Jones Jr. and Lillie Pitts Jones, born on Sept 27, 1916 in Rushville, Buchanan Co., MO. He was commissioned July 1942 at Kelly Field Texas and went overseas in Feb 1943. He was a member of the 315th Fighter Squadron "The Crusaders", in the 324th Fighter Group. He flew over 111 sorties in the African and Sicilian campaigns. He was shot down in Sicily and was rescued after floating at sea for over 5 days. He was later killed in action in Italy in April 1944. He left behind his parents and a brother, Ernest Jones, who was an aviation cadet.
Lillie Pitts Jones (1896 - 1986)
Lester Harold Jones (1916 - 1944)
Ernest Fielding Jones (1918 - 2001)*
CAPT 315 FTR SQ 324 FTR GP
Note: Entered the service from Missouri.
Sicily-Rome American Cemetery and Memorial
Provincia di Roma
Plot: Plot C Row 6 Grave 43
Maintained by: Moberry
Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
Record added: Aug 07, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 56310613