Rank and Name, Aviation Radio Technician Third Class Charles Alvin Jones.
Unit/Placed in, USS Bunker Hill (CV-17) Carrier, United States Naval Reserve.
Charles is born approx. on 24 July 1923 in Taylors, South Carolina.
Father, Dock Wellington Jones.
Mother, Martha Virginia (Rainey) Jones.
Sister(s), Edna Lois, Virginia Faye and Frances Corrie Jones.
Brother(s), Maurice Henton Jones.
Spouse, Dorothy Eurell (Landrum) Jones.
Charles enlisted the service in South Dakota with service number # 5752258.
Charles was KIA while supporting the Iwo-Jima Invasion onboard the USS Bunker Hill who was severely damaged by the 2 Kamikaze planes that crashed on the ship on May 11, 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.
Charles is buried/mentioned at Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu County, Hawaii U.S.A.
Courts of the missing.
Thanks to, http://www.navsource.org/archives/02/17.htm
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/