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2Lt Ainsworth B Jones

2Lt Ainsworth B Jones

Birth
Death 11 Jul 1943
Burial Nettuno, Città Metropolitana di Roma Capitale, Lazio, Italy
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Memorial ID 56310584 · View Source
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Ainsworth served as a Second Lieutenant & Pilot on A-36A #42-83917, 17th Bomber Squadron, 27th Bomber Group, Light, U.S. Army Air Force during World War II.

He resided in Coos County, New Hampshire prior to the war.

(Note: Another "Ainsworth B. Jones", who resided in New York and joined the Army Air Corps, may or may not be the same person. Records are confusing. )

Ainsworth was declared "Missing In Action" and is believed to have been shot down by ground anti-aircraft fire and crashed in the sea off of Sicily, Italy during the war.

He was awarded the Air Medal and the Purple Heart.

Service # O-794240

Bio by:
Russell S. "Russ" Pickett

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  • Maintained by: Russ Pickett
  • Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
  • Added: 7 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 56310584
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for 2Lt Ainsworth B Jones (unknown–11 Jul 1943), Find A Grave Memorial no. 56310584, citing Sicily-Rome American Cemetery and Memorial, Nettuno, Città Metropolitana di Roma Capitale, Lazio, Italy ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .