Date of Birth: 03/05/1946
Neighborhood: North Philadelphia
High School: West Philadelphia High School
Street: W. William Street
Branch of Service: Army
Date of Casualty: 02/06/1968
Province of Casualty: Hua Nghia
Philadelphia Memorial Panel: Panel 15
Panel Row: 15
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Jones attended West Philadelphia High School before enlisting in the Army in March 1964. The 21-yearold sergeant, an armor crew-man, gunner and tank commander, was sent to Vietnam and assigned to Troop C of the 3rd Squadron, 4th Cavalry, 25th infantry Division. Jones died on Feb. 6, 1968, during the Tot ofoffensive. He was survived by his wife, mother, eight brothers and a sister.