Second Lieutenant James G Jones

Name James G Jones
Rank Second Lieutenant
Army Serial # O-519686
State Mississippi
Date of death 1944-07-05
Plot, Row, Grave D, 7, 44
Cemetery Normandy American Cemetery, Colleville-sur-Mer, France, Google Maps
Role MOS 1542 Infantry Unit Commander, Platoon Leader
Unit A Company, 331st Infantry Regiment, 83rd Infantry Division
Awards Purple Heart
Remarks According to the memoirs of Frank Monan, Co. A 331st, 2nd. Lt. James G. Jones was original cadre and a Platoon leader for Company A.

The morning report confirms this. Second Lieutenant Jones was a member of A Company. The morning report for July 12, 1944 on page 18 lists him killed in action on July 5, 1944. The page can be seen below.
Documents - MR A Co 07-1944 page 18
Grave Soldier
James G Jones (O-519686) James G Jones (O-519686)

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