Kenneth Walton Jones Kenneth Walton Jones

Graveyard / Begraafplaats: Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery
Location / Locatie: KK coll. grave 85-88

Militairy Service / Krijgsdienst: Royal New Zealand Air Force
Rang: Flying Officer
Regiment: 49 (R.A.F.) Sqdn
Number / Nummer: 425576


Age / Leeftijd: 27
Date of death / Overlijdensdatum: 22/06/1944
Place of death / Overlijdensplaats: Nuenen

Son of Harold Walton Jones and Mina Rebecca Jones; Husband of Eva Bentley Jones from Wellington City; New Zealand.

On June 22, 1944 collapsed on the Laws end of a Lancaster bomber crashed I of 49 Squadron, flown by F / Lt J.R. Hill. He came with his entire crew were killed: Sgt. G. F. Witty; F / O K.W. Jones; Sgt. T. B. Whewell; Sgt. T. A. Hall; Sgt. D.M.F. Bell and F / Sgt G.F. Wood. The bomber was a member from a mission to Germany with the intention to bomb a complex of chemical plants in Gelsenkirchen, where synthetic fuel from coal was mined. Of the 123 Lancasters who had participated in the raid, eight were shot down over Brabant. Except in Nuenen, they crashed in Boxtel, Drunen Helvoirt, Macharen, Riethoven, in Werkendam in the Biesbosch and Westerhoven.


Doublegrave with Hill JR

Related / Gerelateerde
George Frederick Witty - Sergeant
Thomas Birtwistle Whewell - Sergeant
Thomas Albert Hall - Sergeant
David Mcfarlane Forsyth Bell - Flight Sergeant
George Frederick Wood - Flight Sergeant
John Rowland Hill - Flight Lieutenant

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