2/19/69 Fallen Brother RVN
IP: 24.59.220.28

2/19/69 SW1 Charles D. Jones, Kankakee, IL - Danang WIA 2/13/69 NMCB 5

Charles Donald Jones

Steelworker 1st Class
PERSONAL DATA
Home of Record: Kankakee, IL
Date of birth: 08/20/1938
MILITARY DATA
Service: United States Navy
Grade at loss: E6
Rank: Steelworker 1st Class
ID No: 5138979
MOS: 0000: Not Recorded
Length Service: 12
Unit: NMCB-5, 3RD NC BDE, USNAVFORV
CASUALTY DATA
Start Tour: 09/04/1968
Incident Date: 02/13/1969
Casualty Date: 02/19/1969
Age at Loss: 30 (based on date declared dead)
Location: , South Vietnam
Remains: Body recovered
Casualty Type: Hostile, died of wounds
Casualty Reason: Ground casualty
Casualty Detail: Misadventure (Friendly Fire)

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ON THE WALL Panel 32W Line 060

https://www.vvmf.org/Wall-of-Faces/26552/CHARLES-D-JONES/

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Charles is buried at:
Mound Grove Cemetery
Kankakee, Kankakee County, Illinois 60901
Plot: Sec 32W Lot113
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=jones&GSiman=1&GScid=107002&GRid=58550015&

DCR Report 2/13/69
HM3 Burden with NMCB-5 pulls a fellow Seabee from a mine field for which he received a Bronze Star a friendly fire incident which occurred just outside the wire of Camp Hoover, DaNang, RVN. SW-1 Charles D. Jones and SWC Monk were looking over an area that the 1st. Mar Div wanted fenced off with razor wire to secure an LZ. They walked into one of our mine fields. Chief Monk received career ending injuries, and SW-1 Jones died from his injuries on 02-19-69. HM-3 Bobby Burden, drove a jeep into the mine field to get them out and was awarded a Bronze Star for his actions.



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