Jones, Buster Brown, RD3

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Last Rank
Petty Officer Third Class
Last Primary NEC
Last Rating/NEC Group
Primary Unit
1950-1951, RD-0000, USS Walke (DD-723)
Service Years
1943 - 1951

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Casualty Info
Home Town
San Francisco, CA
Last Address
44 Noe St
San Francisco, CA

Casualty Date
Jun 12, 1951
Hostile-Body Not Recovered
Other Explosive Device
Korean War
Location of Interment
Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial - Honolulu, Hawaii
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Court 8 (cenotaph)

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Last Known Activity

Radarman Third Class Jones was a crew member aboard the destroyer USS WALKE (DD-723) in Korean waters. On June 21, 1951, it struck a mine killing him. His remains were not recovered.

Service number: 6772202

RD3 Jones served on active duty from 12/27/1943 to 4/19/1946. He was recalled to active duty on 8/25/1950.
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 Duty Stations
US NavyNAVSTA BremertonUSS Walke (DD-723)
  1944-1946, RD-0000, USS Thetis Bay (CVE-90)
  1946-1946, RD-0000, NAVSTA Bremerton
  1950-1951, RD-0000, USS Walke (DD-723)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1944-1944 Mariana and Palau Islands Campaign (1944)/Battle of Guam
  1945-1946 Operation Magic Carpet (Pacific)
  1950-1951 Korean War/CCF Intervention (1950-51)
  1951-1951 Korean War/CCF Spring Offensive (1951)
  1951-1951 Korean War/UN Summer-Fall Offensive (1951)
 Other News, Events and Photographs
  Mar 01, 1945, Promoted to Seaman1c
  Sep 01, 1945, Promoted to RD3
  Apr 19, 1946, Honorable discharge
  Jun 12, 1951, Korean War Casualties
  Jun 12, 1951, Korean War Casualty Listing
  Jun 14, 1951, 36 Killed by Mine Blast on Destroyer Off Korea1
  Dec 29, 1959, Headstone Application for Military Veterans1
  Oct 16, 2017, General Photos
  Oct 16, 2017, War and service memorials
 Military Association Memberships
The National Gold Star Family RegistryKorean War FallenUnited States Navy Memorial The National Purple Heart Hall of Honor
  2017, The National Gold Star Family Registry
  2017, Korean War Fallen
  2017, United States Navy Memorial - Assoc. Page
  2017, The National Purple Heart Hall of Honor [Verified]
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