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George Andrew Jones

In memory of:

Sergeant George Andrew Jones

July 4, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

R/10634

Age:

21

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Additional Information


Son of Andrew Haley Jones and Jean Anna Jones, of Barrie, Ontario.

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:

BROOKWOOD MILITARY CEMETERY
Surrey, United Kingdom

Grave Reference:

52. A. 7.

Location:

Brookwood is 30 miles from London (M3 to Bagshot and then A322). The main entrance to Brookwood Military Cemetery is on the A324 from the village of Pirbright. Brookwood Military Cemetery is owned by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission and is the largest Commonwealth war cemetery in the United Kingdom, covering approximately 37 acres. In 1917, an area of land in Brookwood Cemetery (originally The London Necropolis) was set aside for the burial of men and women of the forces of the Commonwealth and Americans, who had died, many of battle wounds, in the London district. This site was further extended to accommodate the Commonwealth casualties of the Second World War, and American, Belgian, Czech, Dutch, French and Polish plots containing the graves of Allied casualties. There are also German and Italian plots where prisoners of war lie buried.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Cenotaph– Barrie Cenotaph
  • Memorial Street– Barrie street named in honour of Sergeant George Andrew Jones with a poppy.
  • Memorial– Sergeant George Andrew Jones is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Sergeant George Andrew Jones is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Father J P Lardie's comments as inscribed on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Photo of George Andrew Jones– Ancestry.ca has George Andrew Jones WW2 Services records available. On one of the pages - RAF Form 5003, this photo is embedded.
  • Memorial– This plaque, in the entrance foyer of St. Mary's Catholic Church, 65 Amelia Street, Barrie, Ontario, commemorates members of the parish who died in World War II.  It includes the name of Sgt George Jones.  Sgt Jones was killed when a Wellington bomber aircraft of 24 Operational Training Unit, in which he was a crewman, crashed at Honeybourne, England.  (Image taken by Gregory J. Barker of Barrie, Ontario, in 2022.)
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  • Profile - Page 2
  • Grave Marker
  • Cemetery

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