JONES, Peter Raymond

Royal Marines
Royal Navy
Service number: 
RM 8682
Saturday, October 31, 1931
Died : 
Monday, October 2, 1950
Killed in action or died of wounds
Mne. Jones was killed during an amphibious landing from the USS Perch on the coast above Hungnam and west of Tanchon.
The operation, the first by by a troop of the Commando, was to destroy an enemy railroad installation which they achieved in doing. However in a firefight that ensued when guards were alerted Mne. Jones was killed.  Later, at a solemn ceremony on board the USS Perch his body was committed to the deep with full military honours.
[Source: AFM ROH / Train Wreckers and Ghost Killers published by Progressive Management Publications]

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