PlSgt George Theodore Jones
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PlSgt George Theodore Jones

Birth
Pennsylvania, USA
Death 22 Feb 1944 (aged 24)
Cenotaph Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA
Plot A 925
Memorial ID 56112282 · View Source
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George, who resided at 1405 Gilpin Avenue, Wilmington, Delaware, served as a Platoon Sergeant with Company C, 1st Battalion, 22nd Marine Regiment, U.S. Marine Corps during World War II.

He was "Killed In Action" on Parry Island, Eniwetok Atoll, Marshall Islands.

He had served in the Marines for eleven years and eight months at the time of his death and was decorated with a Purple Heart.

Son of Urban J. Jones and Esther A. Merkel Jones.

At the families request his state of birth was added to his headstone (Pennsylvania) instead of his state of residence (Delaware) as was normally done.

( Bio by: Russ Pickett )

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  • Maintained by: Russ Pickett
  • Originally Created by: War Graves
  • Added: 6 Aug 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 56112282
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for PlSgt George Theodore Jones (18 Oct 1919–22 Feb 1944), Find a Grave Memorial no. 56112282, citing National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .