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The Airmen's Stories - Sgt. E Jones


Edwin Jones, the son of William Edwin and Annie Ethel Jones, of Askam-in-Furness, joined the RAF in September 1935 as an Aircrafthand. He later remustered as an Airman u/t Air Gunner and was serving with 29 Squadron at Digby in June 1940.

On 19th December 1940 Jones was flying in Blenheim L6612 which is believed to have hit a tree during low flying. It crashed two miles south-west of Digby airfield and Jones, Sgt. S Stokoe, Sgt. AA Wilsdon and Sgt. IW Watkins were all killed.

Jones was 27 and is buried in Barrow-in-Furness Cemetery, Lancashire.



Above image courtesy of Sean Williams.


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