PFC William L. Jones was from the Charlotte, North Carolina area and his father was also named William.
After entering the service, William was sent to Europe and on 22 Jun 1944 was transferred from the replacement depot to L Company 116th Infantry. However, Company K was in greater need of him and he was transferred to K Company 116th Infantry on 5 Jul 1944. PFC Jones was killed in action on 5 Aug 1944.
PFC Jones is buried in the Brittany American Cemetery.