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The Airmen's Stories - P/O J T Jones


Joseph Trevor Jones was born on 4th April 1919 in Croydon, the son of Francis Louis Michael and Florence Mary Jones.

He was employed as a Statistical Clerk when he joined the RAFVR about December 1938 as an Airman u/t Pilot.

Called upon 1st September 1939, he completed his training at 10 FTS Tern Hill, was commissioned and arrived at 5 OTU Aston Down on 23rd June 1940.

After converting to Defiants Jones was posted to 264 Squadron at Duxford on 9th July. He failed to return from a combat with Ju88s and Me109s over the Channel off Thanet on 24th August in Defiant L6966.

Jones and his gunner, P/O WA Ponting, were both reported Missing. It is believed that they were shot down by Major Lutzow of JG3.

Jones was 21. He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial, panel 8.



Above image courtesy of Dean Sumner.


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