Dale Alan Jones was the son of Jesse Moses Jones and Jessie Willett.

Cpl Jones died of injuries accidentally sustained at Miller’s Cafe in Greeneville, TN.

The Greeneville Sun, 9 October 1943
Cpl. Dale A. Jones, aged 29, died Thursday afternoon at 2:30 at the Moore General Hospital, Swanola, N.C. where he had been a patient for several weeks. His death was the result of complications growing out of gun shot wounds suffered three months ago at Thompson’s Restaurant in Greeneville when Cpl. Jones who was home from overseas and Jake Smith, an employee of the restaurant, became engaged in an altercation. A bullet took effect through his left shoulder. He was taken to the Veterans’ Hospital in Johnson City, where he underwent threatment for nine weeks. He was then removed to the Veterans Hospital at Swanola. Cpl. Jones, who has a splendid army recordm volunteered in the Army in August, 1940. He was home on furlough after serving fifteen months overseas, when the tragedy occurred. He is survived by his mother, Mrs. J.M. Jones, four sisters, Mrs. Ivan Harvey, of Brunswick, Ga., Mrs. J.C. Kingston, Jacksonville, Fla., Mrs. E.W. Whitson and Mrs. B. A. Devoti, of this city, three brothers, Hugh Jones and Leon Barham, of this city and Lt. Doyle Jones, stationed at Ft. Eustis, Va.

  • Rank: Corporal
  • Date of birth:
  • 9 March 1914
  • Date of death: 7 October 1943
  • County: Greene
  • Hometown: Greeneville
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 422nd C A (AA), Battery D
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Oak Grove Cemetery, Greeneville, Greene County, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar IX, Bottom Panel
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