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2nd Lt. Benjamin E. Jones, Jr. - POW

Benjamin E. Jones
Bismarck, ND
County: Burleigh
World War II - POW
Date of Capture: December 4, 1944 / Age: 25
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: 38th Infantry Battalion, 7th Armored Division

Died during surgery to amputate his leg which was severely wounded due to a fire fight with a machine gun nest.

Buried at Ardennes American Cemetery and Memorial.