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James Howard Jones

In memory of:

Pilot Officer James Howard Jones

May 13, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

J/90284

Age:

19

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

426 Sqdn.

Additional Information


Son of John M. and Mary C. Jones, of Ridgetown, Ontario.

Canadian crew members, Sergeant James H. Jones, Sergeant Kenneth W. Drumm, and Flying Officer Robert J. Fitzpatrick, of the 426 Squadron Halifax Bomber No. 883 "OE-E" shot down on 13 May 1944 by a German Messerschmitt over Londerzeel, Belgium are commemorated on a plaque located on the wall of the town church.

Commemorated on Page 348 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

Coll. grave X. 19. 6-8.

Location:

BRUSSELS TOWN CEMETERY is located in the north east corner of Brussels in the district of Evere. Follow the E40 Brussels-Luik road in the direction of Brussels and leave at junction 19 signposted Woluwe and Evere. Follow the sign Evere to the right and continue 500 M along the Avenue des Communautes to the first set of traffic lights. Go straight ahead here and down the Avenue Ciceron to turn left around the roundabout at the bottom of the road. The entrance to the BRUSSELS TOWN CEMETERY is then on your right. Follow the main avenue through the cemetery as far as you can go and the Commission plot is on your left.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Memorial– Father J P Lardie's comments as inscribed on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Pilot Officer James Howard Jones is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Pilot Officer James Howard Jones is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– These are photo's of the memorial of the Halifax crash site in Londerzeel. The memorial was inaugurated in 2000 by our mayor De Borger.
  • Gravemarker
  • Photo of James Howard Jones– Formal Dress Picture

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