name

Lance Bombardier James Edward Jones

name

Lance Bombardier James Edward Jones

born

1917-01-04

occupation

Baker

death

1941-08-20

where died

Petawawa, ON 1

killed

Petawawa training camp accident - truck fell of bridge into Ottawa River during night maneuver.

AWARDS

Memorial Cross

SERVICE RECORD

reg num

A47084

highest rank

Lance Bombardier

conflict

1939-1945

enlisted

Port Elgin, ON 3

date

1940-07-02

STORIES & ARTIFACTS

notes

Known as "Jimmie Jones". Prior to enlisting, was employed by Davies' Bakery, Port Elgin. He was well known as a hockey player in Port Elgin. Son of Mary Jones, of Owen Sound; husband of Jean Isobel Jones, of Port Elgin.

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