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John M Jones


Shot down 28 April 1944 in B-17 #42107056. Prisoner of War (POW).



Units served with


  • 42-107056

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Tulsa 8/2/44; Hunter 17/2/44; Grenier 5/3/44; Assigned 349BS/100BG [XR-O] Thorpe Abbotts 10/3/44; Missing in Action Pas de Calais 28/4/44 with Jim McGuire, Bombardier: Joe Eck, Radio Operator: Rod McCaughin, Ball turret gunner: John Ribuffo,...

Associated Place

  • Thorpe Abbotts

    Military site : airfield
    Home of the 'Bloody Hundredth’, a Bomb Group with a reputation for high casualty rates, Thorpe Abbotts was under USAAF control from June 1943 to the end of the war. Some of the airfield survives today, and the control tower houses the 100th Bomb Group...


Event Location Date
Born Macon, Mississippi, USA
Prisoner of War (POW) France 28 April 1944


Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:16:27 AAM AAM ingest

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 4238 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database