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Jones, Albert Edward

Rank and Name, First Lieutenant Albert Edward Jones.

Unit/Placed in, Marine Fighter Squadron 511 (VMF-511), United States Marine Corps.


Albert is born approx. on 1921 in Washington, District of Colombia.

Father, Osbert Edward Jones.

Mother, Alice S. (Jones) Jones.

Sister(s), Winifred Gertrude and Alice G. Jones.

Brother(s), Obert S. and Willard R. Jones.


Albert enlisted the service in District of Columbia with service number # 0-032202.


Albert was KIA on the mission to Kika Jima on the way back his plane was hit by Anti-Aircraft and lost on 16 June 1945, he is honored with an Air Medal with 2 Gold Stars, Purple Heart, Basic Qualification Badge, Rifle Expert, Aviator Badge, Combat Action Ribbon, Marine Corps Good Conduct Medal, Marine Corps Expeditionary Medal, American Campaign Medal, Navy & Marine Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.


Albert is buried/mentioned at Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu County, Hawaii U.S.A.

Courts of the missing.


Thanks to, http://obxmarines.org/vmf511

Jones, Albert Edward

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

National Historian

Navy Seal Memorial,  http://www.navysealmemorials.com

Family Info, https://www.familysearch.org

Info, https://www.pacificwrecks.com/

Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org


Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com

Tank Destroyers, http://www.bensavelkoul.nl/


Marine Fighting Squadron 511 (VMF-511) was a fighter squadron of the Marine Corps and Marine Forces Reserve during World War II and the Cold War which flew aircraft types such as the F6F Hellcat, F4U Corsair, and the F-8 Crusader. They were originally activated during World War II and fought during the Battle of Okinawa and the Battle of Balikpapan (1945). They specialized in close air support and during the course of the war were credited with only one plane shot down

Marine Fighter Squadron 511 (VMF-511)
Grumman F6F-5n Hellcat
USS Block Island (CVE-106) Carrier (departure from)
His rank First Lieutenant
United States Aviator Badge