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(courtesy of  Rebecca Hynum )

Grave marker for Jones Newton Epps in the Carmel Cemetery, Mansfield (Newton County), Georgia.

Jones was a Lieutenant in the Hq 1st Company during WW-II.  He remained in the Army and served in Korea, where he earned the Purple Heart, and in Vietnam as well.  It is not known when he received the Bronze Star Medal.

Jones Epps Wounded In Korea
Jones N Sr Epps Sr
Race: White
Home State: Georgia
Casualty Date: 14 Feb 1951
Casualty Country: South Korea
Casualty Type: Returned to Duty (FECOM)
Group: Returned to Duty (FECOM)
Branch: Infantry
Component: USA - RA (Reg Army)
Rank: 1st Lieutenant
Pay Grade: First Lieutenant
Previous Detail: Seriously wounded in action by missile
Disposed Date: 2 Mar 1951
Organization: Ab Div - 11th Element
Sequence: In Div Art Hqhq Bty
Unit #: 0187
Service Occupation: Field Communications Chief

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