James A. Jones, Cpl.
Personal information
Age 24
Nationality British
Date / place of birth Unknown
Genealogy Son of Edgar and Edith Jones. Husband of Dulcie Maud Jones, Hereford, U.K.
Military information
Army Number 5948946
Rank Cpl.
Function Unknown
Platoon / Troop / Flight Unknown
Company / Squadron 21st Independent Parachute Company
Unit / Group Unknown
Division / Transport / Command 1st Airborne Division
Regiment Army Air Corps Parachute Regiment
Death information
Died when 17-9-1944
Died where Oosterbeek
Spot Near Rijerskamp
Map reference Unknown
Burial location
Oosterbeek, War Cemetery, Netherlands
Grave number 15-A-2
Graves overview
Miscellaneous information
Personal notes

Corporal Jamers Arthur Jones joined the army on 16th December 1935 aged just 16. He was with the Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Regiment. He was in France during 1939, Dunkirk in 1940 and North Africa in 1943. He then joined the Parachute Regiment and was promoted to the rank of Corporal. On the 17th September he was dropped and was shot by a sniper 2 hours after landing. He was married and a father of two twin daughters.

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James A. Jones, Cpl.
Personal information
Age 24
Nationality British
Date / place of birth Unknown
Genealogy Son of Edgar and Edith Jones. Husband of Dulcie Maud Jones, Hereford, U.K.
Military information
Army Number 5948946
Rank Cpl.
Function Unknown
Platoon / Troop / Flight Unknown
Company / Squadron 21st Independent Parachute Company
Unit / Group Unknown
Division / Transport / Command 1st Airborne Division
Regiment Army Air Corps Parachute Regiment
Death information
Died when 17-9-1944
Died where Oosterbeek
Spot Near Rijerskamp
Map reference Unknown
Burial location
Oosterbeek, War Cemetery, Netherlands
Grave number 15-A-2
Graves overview
Miscellaneous information
Personal notes

Corporal Jamers Arthur Jones joined the army on 16th December 1935 aged just 16. He was with the Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Regiment. He was in France during 1939, Dunkirk in 1940 and North Africa in 1943. He then joined the Parachute Regiment and was promoted to the rank of Corporal. On the 17th September he was dropped and was shot by a sniper 2 hours after landing. He was married and a father of two twin daughters.

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