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Jones, Alfred Mason

Rank and Name, Machinist’s Mate Third Class Alfred Mason Jones.

Unit/Placed in, USS Maddox (DD-731) Destroyer, United States.


Alfred is born approx. on 17 March 1924 in Dallas, Texas.

Father, Mcvodis Jones.

Mother, Esther D. Jones.

Sister(s), Fern E. Jones.

Brother(s), Joseph T. Jones.

Spouse, Sherman (Houseman) Jones.

Daughter, Linda Lee Jones.


Alfred enlisted the service in Texas with service number # 9388146.


Alfred was KIA while on Task Force duty near Formosa, ze was hit by a Kamikaze in the starboard superstructure on 21 Jan. 1945, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, Expeditionary Medal, American Campaign Medal, Navy & Marine Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.


Alfred is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.

Walls of the missing.

Alfred also has a Memorial Grave at Oakland Cemetery, Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, USA.


Thanks to, http://www.ussmaddox.org/index.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

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/


The following named men killed in action at 1310 21 January 1945, beyond continental United States. ALL USNR on active duty. In the line of duty. Next of kin not notified. Buried at sea 22 January 1945.

1 – CAMPBELL, Donald Christenberg             Ens.

2 – BOYTON, Irving Cowles                          TM3

3 – HINDSMAN, Oran Moneyway                 F2c

4 – JONES, Alfred Mason                            MMS3

5 – LATHAM, Louis Adelbert                        SOM3

6 – PAUL, Harry (n)                                       S1c

7 – ROADMAN, Paul Miller                            S2c

Buried on Sea
USS Maddox (DD-731) Destroyer
Mitsubishi A6M2 Zero
Kamikaze attack (USS Missouri)
His rank Machinist Mate Third Class
USS Maddox in Typhoon Cobra