Tuesday, February 28, 2017
PFC Walter Wesley Jones
When Walter registered for the draft he stated that he was unemployed. He also had a tattoo on his left arm that said "Wesley". We don't know when he entered service but he was transferred from HQ 13th Corps to F Company 116th Infantry on 1 Jan 1945, was promoted to PFC on 1 Feb 1945 and died of wounds on 28 Feb 1945. According to the morning reports he was likely wounded on the 28th as well.
PFC Jones is buried in the Netherlands American Cemetery.