Jones, Howard William, Sgt

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Last Rank
Sergeant
Last Primary MOS
0311-Rifleman
Last MOSGroup
Infantry
Primary Unit
1968-1968, 0311, 5th Marine Regiment
Service Years
1966 - 1968

Sergeant

 
 

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 Personal Details 

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Home State
Ohio
Ohio
Year of Birth
1947
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Chillicothe
Last Address
Chillicothe, Ohio

Casualty Date
Sep 02, 1968
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Location
Quang Nam
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Greenlawn Cemetery - Chillicothe, Ohio
Wall/Plot Coordinates
45W 026

 Official Badges 

French Fourragere


 Unofficial Badges 


 Military Association Memberships
Vietnam Veterans Memorial
  2013, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified]

 Photo Album   (More...


 Ribbon Bar

Rifle Expert

 
 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1966, Boot Camp (Parris Island, SC)
 Unit Assignments
3rd Bn, 9th Marine Regiment (3/9)5th Marine Regiment/1st Bn, 5th Marine Regiment (1/5)5th Marine Regiment
  1966-1966, 0311, 3rd Bn, 9th Marine Regiment (3/9)/Mike Co
  1968-1968, 0311, 1st Bn, 5th Marine Regiment (1/5)/C Co
  1968-1968, 0311, 5th Marine Regiment/1st Bn, 5th Marine Regiment (1/5)
  1968-1968, 0311, 5th Marine Regiment
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1968-1968 Tet Counteroffensive Campaign (1968)/Operation Hue City
  1968-1968 Counteroffensive Phase IV Campaign (1968)/Operation Mameluke Thrust
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Tet Counteroffensive Campaign (1968)
 Other News, Events and Photographs
  Howard is buried at Greenlawn Cemtery, Chillicothe,OH. BSM PH
  Served with Howard in Vietnam - Sgt Ernie Coleman, 0331 USMC 1966-69
  Sep 02, 2017, General Photos
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Multiple GSWs near My Hoa on Operation Mameluke Thrust. He left a wife Mary when he and three others were KIA that day.

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Comments/Citation


HOWARD WILLIAM JONES
Marine Corps - SGT - E5
Age: 20
Race: Caucasian
Sex: Male
Date of Birth Dec 22, 1947
From: CHILLICOTHE, OH
Religion: PROTESTANT
Marital Status: Married

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