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David Richard Jones

In memory of:

Flying Officer David Richard Jones

August 25, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

J/25750

Age:

22

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

101 (R.A.F.) Sqdn

Additional Information


Son of John R. Jones and Annie Catherine Jones, of Victoria, British Columbia.

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:

BOULT-AUX-BOIS COMMUNAL CEMETERY
Ardennes, France

Grave Reference:

Grave 7.

Location:

Boult-aux-Bois is a village and commune some 24.5 miles (39 kilometres) south-south-east of Mezieres and 7.5 miles (12 kilometres) north-east of Vouziers, on the road to Buzancy (N.46, N.47). The best route is by bus from Reims to Vouziers and from Vouziers to the village by taxi. Reims has good road and rail connections with Paris and the towns of northern France. The cemetery is on the eastern side of the village at the junction of the roads leading to the neighbouring villages of Germont (N.47) and Briquenay (D.42). About 10 yards north-east of the war memorial in the cemetery are the graves of seven airmen. Four of them belonged to the Royal Air Force and three to the Royal Canadian Air Force.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Memorial– Flying Officer David Richard Jones is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Flying Officer David Richard 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 David Richard Jones– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of David Richard Jones– Picture of David Richard Jones kept by his sister Marjorie.

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