Moberly Monitor Moberly Monitor July 1st, 1944 Page #1

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Moberly Monitor
Moberly Monitor
July 1st, 1944
Page #1
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-- £-- **t\f 1.1.W-- and ov ° er FranC e on April 20, according · y -- - Harold Jones Killed Apr. 20 Over France Staff Sgt. -Harold. L. Jones, O f gineer and gunner aboard a Flying- Fortress, was killed in action will most we critical po- to official word from the War at "will demonstrate peopl e to he under capitol for to par,de next Dewey's vived by an 11-month-old daugn- hands | t erj Sharon Lee; his parents, Staff Sgt. Harold L. Jones partment to h s wife, Mrs. Kathleen Rains Jones, 621 Franklin avenue, received this morning. Mrs. Jones had previously received notice that her husband was missing in action. The later advices to the War Department had been sent through the International Red Cross by the German government. Sgt.iJones, who would have 22 years old April 30, also is wir- | Commission position and Mrs. A. M. Hammond,. 816 Greeiey avenue;-a sister, Ernestine Hammond,'Moberly; and two brothers, Bill Jones, Vincil street, Frank. Jones, Hemet, Calif. The young flyer attended West Park school here. Entering service January 5, 1943, he received basic training a t St. Petersburg Fla., attended engineer's school al Amarillo, Tex., and gunner's school at Kingman, Ariz. He then went to the replacement center Salt.Lake City, Utah, and later received overseas training at Sioux City, Iowa. . Mrs. Jones, who is a rormer Fayette. girl, is a sister of Mrs. D. Lowry. 618 -Franklin avenue- Mrs. Jones' first report from the government told her her husband had been missing, action since April 23, but a le'tter later from his chaplain told her the fatal mission occurred. April 20 and tiat date was authenticated in today's telegram. j

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