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Pl/Sgt. George Theodore Jones
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Pl/Sgt. 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

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.

On May 2, 1942 he married Marian Gail Peterson in Wilmington, Delaware.

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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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.

On May 2, 1942 he married Marian Gail Peterson in Wilmington, Delaware.

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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Entered the service from Pennsylvania.


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