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John Jones
Born Unknown
Died Unknown
Allegiance United Kingdom
Service/branch British Army
Royal Air Force
Rank Sergeant
Unit No. 22 Squadron RFC/No. 22 Squadron RAF
Awards Distinguished Flying Medal

Sergeant John Jones DFM was a World War I flying ace credited with 15 aerial victories.[1]

John Jones served as an observer/gunner in the Bristol F.2 Fighters of No. 22 Squadron. Flying with such pilots as Second Lieutenants Frank George Gibbons, Sydney A. Oades, Stanley Wallage, Frank George Gibbons, and Captain William John Mostyn, Jones began his victory streak on 5 December 1917. Six months later, on 2 June 1918, he had run his total to four enemy aircraft and an observation balloon destroyed, and ten aircraft driven down out of control.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 "John Jones". The Aerodrome. 2015. http://www.theaerodrome.com/aces/england/jones6.php. Retrieved 15 April 2015. 

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