JONES, Peter Raymond

Rank: 
Marine
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Marines
Service: 
Royal Navy
Service number: 
RM 8682
Born: 
Saturday, October 31, 1931
Died : 
Monday, October 2, 1950
Killed in action or died of wounds
Location: 
Age: 
18
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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