Sunday, September 4, 2016

PVT Russell D. Jones

PVT Russell D. Jones was born 4 Sep 1922 in Bernie, Missouri to Russel Gale and Clemmie Augstal (Chadwell) Jones. The family farmed.

Russell was drafted in March 1943, still working as a farm hand.  Sent to Europe, he was transferred to E Company 116th Infantry from the replacement depot on 9 Aug 1944.  PVT Jones was killed in action on 4 Sep 1944. 

PVT Jones is buried in the Bernie Memorial Cemetery in Bernie, Missouri.

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