Col Newton Wesley Jones

Col Newton Wesley Jones

Birth
Okanogan, Okanogan County, Washington, USA
Death 29 Apr 1945 (aged 48)
Lohhof, Landkreis München, Bavaria (Bayern), Germany
Burial Saint-Avold, Departement de la Moselle, Lorraine, France
Plot Plot: A Row: 34 Grave: 26
Memorial ID 56656814 · View Source
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Newton W. Jones
ID: O-011928
Entered the Service From: Washington
Rank: Colonel

Service: U.S. Army, Combat Command "B", 20th Armored Division

Died: Sunday, April 29, 1945
Buried at: Lorraine American Cemetery
Location: St. Avold (Moselle), France
Plot: A Row: 34 Grave: 26

Awards: Silver Star, Legion of Merit, Purple Heart


COMMANDING OFFICER, 5TH FIELD ARTILLERY GROUP. AFRICA INCLUDING KASSERINE AND SICILY IN 1943. COMMANDING OFFICER, COMBAT COMMAND B, 20TH ARMORED DIVISION ON GERMANY IN 1945. KILLED IN ACTION ON APRIL 29, 1945. AWARDED THE LEGION OF MERIT, SILVER STAR AND THE PURPLE HEART
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  • Maintained by: NWpioneer
  • Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
  • Added: 8 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 56656814
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Col Newton Wesley Jones (17 Feb 1897–29 Apr 1945), Find A Grave Memorial no. 56656814, citing Lorraine American Cemetery and Memorial, Saint-Avold, Departement de la Moselle, Lorraine, France ; Maintained by NWpioneer (contributor 46896368) .