James L. Jones

Korean War
Service #17290010
RankPrivate U.S. Army
Date of DeathMay 9 1951
Korean Service Medal
National Defense Service Medal
Purple Heart
Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation
Republic of Korea War Service Medal
United Nations Service Medal
Combat Infantryman Badge
Private Jones was awarded the Purple Heart, the Combat Infantryman Badge, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Korean Presidential Unit Citation and the Republic of Korea War Service Medal.
Private Jones was a member of the 7th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division. He was seriously wounded by an enemy missile in South Korea on May 9, 1951 and died of those wounds later that day.