Rank and Name, Staff Sergeant Albert Donald Jones.
Unit/Placed in, 374th Bomber Squadron, 308th Bomber Group, Heavy.
Albert is born approx. on 13 May 1925 in New York.
Father, Herbert W. Jones.
Mother, Marcella Jones.
Sister(s), Alice L. and Frances E. Jones.
Brother(s), Warren R. and Charles W. Jones.
Albert enlisted the service in Pennsylvania with service number # 32998519.
Albert‘s Crew-members and their position on-board the plane a B-24 were,
1st Lt. Robert E. Chirgun Pilot
2nd Lt. John M. Carmody Jr. Co Pilot
2nd Lt. Saul Furman Navigator
2nd Lt. Ronald W. Wilkin Bombardier
T/Sgt. Charles E. Cytlak Engineer
T/Sgt. John Perla Radio Operator
S/Sgt. Albert D. Jones Gunner
S/Sgt. Theodore Jolley Gunner
Pfc. Raymond L. Peterson Gunner
Sgt. Clifford A. Lask Photographer
Albert was KIA when they took off, from Luliang Airfield, China on a long range reconnaissance mission over the South China Sea and Indochina Coast (Vietnam). After takeoff they were not heard from nor seen again on 12 Jan. 1945, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Army Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
Albert is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Walls of the missing.
Albert Also has a Memorial Grave at Pine Grove Cemetery
Matamoras, Pike County, Pennsylvania, USA.
Thanks to, http://www.historyofwar.org/air/units/USAAF/308th_Bombardment_Group.html
Jean Louis Vijgen, ww2-Pacific.com ww2-europe.com
Air Force Info, Rolland Swank.
ABMC Website, https://abmc.gov
Marines Info, https://missingmarines.com/ Geoffrey Roecker
Seabees History Bob Smith https://seabeehf.org/
Navy Info, http://navylog.navymemorial.org
POW Info, http://www.mansell.com Dwight Rider and Wes injerd.
Philippine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/ Robert Capistrano
Navy Seal Memorial, http://www.navysealmemorials.com
Family Info, https://www.familysearch.org
Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org
Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com
Tank Destroyers, http://www.bensavelkoul.nl/