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Jones III., Col. William Atkinson b. May 31, 1922 d. November 15, 1969 Viet Nam Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Jones served as a Colonel, United States Air Force, 602d Special Operations Squadron, Nakon Phanom Royal Thai Air Force Base, Thailand. He was awarded his medal for service Near Dong Hoi, North Vietnam, on September 1, 1968. His citation reads-For conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity in action at the risk of his life above and beyond the call of duty. Col. Jones distinguished himself as the pilot of an A-1H Skyraider aircraft near Dong Hoi...[Read More] (Bio by: K) Saint Johns Episcopal Church Cemetery, Warsaw, Richmond County, Virginia, USA