Born 19 September 1922
Died 5 November 1943
Son of John and Bertha Jones. Husband of Thelma Robertson
Memorialized at Cambridge American Cemetery, Cambridge, England

Aircraft B-17F with serial number 42-31030 was on a bombing mission. Shortly after take-off the plane was seen apparently out of control in a spin and crashed 3 or 4 miles off the English coast near Aldeburgh, England.

Crew members
Pilot, 2nd Lt Robert T. Hoyt
Co-Pilot, 2nd Lt George A. Nunan
Navigator, 2nd Lt Timothy J. Lyons
Bombardier, 2nd Lt Rudolph C. Nelson
Radio Operator, T/Sgt Jack D. Miller
Top Turret Gunner, T/Sgt Leroy L. Portier
Ball Turret Gunner, S/Sgt David M. Randle
Tail Gunner, S/Sgt Leon A. Kegresse
Right Waist Gunner, S/Sgt Elmer L. McClelland
Left Waist Gunner, S/Sgt Covely Jones

  • Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Date of birth:
  • 19 September 1922
  • Date of death: 5 November 1943
  • County: Morgan
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 571st Bomber Squadron, 390th Bomber Group, Heavy
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Air Medal, Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Cambridge American Cemetery, Cambridge, England
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XVI, Middle Panel
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