James Jones

James Jones

Robinson, Crawford County, Illinois, USA
Death 9 May 1977 (aged 55)
Southampton, Suffolk County, New York, USA
Burial Bridgehampton, Suffolk County, New York, USA
Memorial ID 7581199 · View Source
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American Novelist. Born and raised in Robinson, Illinois, Jones joined the U.S. Army soon after graduating from High School in 1939. He was stationed at Schofield Barracks on Oahu, where he witnessed the attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. He is best remembered for his trilogy of war novels, From Here to Eternity (1951), The Thin Red Line (1962) and Whistle (1978), which have been called “our most significant fictional treatment of U.S. involvement in World War II.”

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  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James Jones (6 Nov 1921–9 May 1977), Find a Grave Memorial no. 7581199, citing Poxabogue-Evergreen Cemetery, Bridgehampton, Suffolk County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .