Lt. John Alfred (Percy) Jones[1]

Male 1920 - 1944  (24 years)


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  • Name John Alfred (Percy) Jones 
    Title Lt. 
    Born 31 Mar 1920  71 Bronson Road, Merton, Croydon, Surrey, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 24 Aug 1944  Greenland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Member of crew of H.M.S. Kite, sunk by German U-344, Norwegian-Greenland Sea.
    Notes 
    • In October 1940 he escaped from the North of France with the help of a French nurse and members of the Resistance and reached Spain. He was then imprisoned for a few months and finally returned to England in 1941. (Alice Annandale, 2020)
    • Lieutenant John Alfred Jones, Royal Navy, received the Distinguished Service Medal. London Gazette, 21 Dec 1943, p. 5542.
    • 1921 Census Of England & Wales includes: Elsie Virginia Jones, b. 1891 Southwark, London; Dorothy; John Alfred, b. 1920, London; in a household in Sturminster, Dorset.
    Person ID I5400  Negroponte-Agelasto
    Last Modified 14 Jan 2022 

    Father Percy Ronald (Patrick) Jones,   b. 23 May 1891, Napier, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jun 1955, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Mother Elsie Virginia (Alfred) Negroponte,   b. 21 Oct 1891, Southwark, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt Mar 1984, Suffolk, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years) 
    Notes 
    • Unknown to Argenti.
    • Information courtesy Alice Annandale.
    • New Zealand 1916 marriage index, folio no. 5755, registers the marriage of Percy Ronald Jones to Margaret Bradbury.
    Family ID F2245  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 31 Mar 1920 - 71 Bronson Road, Merton, Croydon, Surrey, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 24 Aug 1944 - Greenland Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    John Alfred Jones birth-certificate
    John Alfred Jones birth-certificate
    Courtesy Christopher Reed genealogy website

    Headstones
    John Alfred Jones  -  UK, Commonwealth War Graves
    John Alfred Jones - UK, Commonwealth War Graves
    Memorial register entry 939, 1947, Plymouth Part 5

  • Sources 
    1. [S154] 1921 Census of England and Wales - 19 Jun 1921.