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Pvt Aaron Burr "Jr" Jones, Jr
Birth: Apr. 19, 1948
New Hanover County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Jan. 13, 1967, Vietnam

US Marine PVT Aaron Burr Jones Jr, Vietnam Veteran, Native of Wilmington, NC.

US Marine Private Aaron Burr Jones Jr was a casualty of the Vietnam War. As a member of the Marine Corps, PVT Jones served our country until January 13th, 1967 in Quang Tin, South Vietnam. He was 18 years old and was not married. It was reported that Aaron died when the truck he was riding in hit a land mine. Seven other U.S. Marines perished with him. His body was recovered. PVT Jones is on panel 14E, line 022 of the Vietnam Memorial Wall in Washington D.C. He served our country for one year.

US Marine Private Aaron Burr Jones Jr. of 3725 Carolina Beach Road, died January 13, 1967, in action while serving with the U.S. Marines near Chu Lai. in the Republic of South Vietnam. He was born in Wilmington April 19, 1948, the son of Aaron B. and Mary Louise McCoy Jones.

Private Jones attended Sunset Park Junior High School and enlisted in the Marine Corps in June 1965. He was stationed at Camp LeJeune before going to Vietnam in May 1968. Surviving besides his parents are seven brothers. Aaron Franklin Jones of Austin, Texas. Thomas Jones of Bangor, Maine, Donnie Jones of Wilmington, Stacy , Wesley, Bobby and Maurice Jones all of the home; two sisters, Mrs Joyce Kegeris of Wilmington and Darlene Denise of the home; his maternal grandmother, Mrs. Annie Hughes of Wilmington, and his paternal grandmother, Mrs. Irene (Ivene) Jones Pickett of Hubert,NC.

He served with the 9th Engineer Company, 9th Engineer Battalion, 1st Marine Division, 3rd Marine Amphibious Forces.

He was awarded The Combat Action Ribbon(CAR), The Purple Heart Medal for his combat related wounds, The Vietnam Service Medal, The Republic of Vietnam Campaign Service Medal, The National Defense Service Medal and The Good Conduct Medal.


We lay down the rolling roads, and rut down all their trees.
And if the order ever came we'd forge the raging seas.
And when they need to sleep awhile, we put them up a town.
And build all their bridges so the infantry won't drown.
We get them over rivers and across mountain streams.
Do everything but tuck them in and wish them pleasant dreams.
And when the going gets really rough, and bombs burst in their
ears, a whole Division is apt to pray for God to..

Family links: 
  Aaron Burr Jones (1919 - 2002)
  Mary Louise McCoy Jones (1921 - 2008)
  Aaron Franklin Jones (1942 - 1995)*
  Donnie Ray Jones (1946 - 2004)*
  Aaron Burr Jones (1948 - 1967)
*Calculated relationship
APRIL 19,1948
JANUARY 13,1967
Wilmington National Cemetery
New Hanover County
North Carolina, USA
Plot: Section 7, Site 2114
Maintained by: Darlene Moyle
Originally Created by: Tom Reece
Record added: Mar 04, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 3270334
Pvt Aaron Burr Jr Jones, Jr
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Just a note to you and family members, I remember you from sunset park junior high. You and I hit it off pretty good, we became good friends. I am also a Vietnam vet, I was there from 70 to 71, I was at Phan Rang air base, a detachment from Cam Rahn Bay. ...(Read more)
- Al Brown
 Added: Jul. 12, 2016
Happy 68th Birthday,Jr. I love you.
- Darlene Moyle
 Added: Apr. 19, 2016
Dear Aaron, Today makes 49 years since you died. I love you.
- Darlene Moyle
 Added: Jan. 13, 2016
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