Rank and Name, Aviation Radioman Third Class Benjamin Lewis Jones Jr.
Unit/Placed in, Bombing Squadron (VB-13), PBY4 based on the USS Franklin (CV-13), United states Naval Reserve.
Benjamin is born approx. on 1923 in New Jersey.
Father, Benjamin Jones.
Mother, Mable Jones.
Sister(s), Elizabeth and Phoebe Jones.
Benjamin enlisted the service in New Jersey with service number # 7092283.
Benjamin died of his wounds sustained during the Leyte attack operations, on Oct. 30, 1944, he is honored with an Air Medal with gold star, 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.
Benjamin is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Walls of the missing.
Thanks to, http://www.navsource.org/archives/02/13.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/