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On 25 November 1957, while her husband was stationed at Travis AFB, CA, Henriette petitioned for naturalization as a U.S. citizen and on the following day took the oath of allegiance.  The normal waiting period of  30 days between filing a petition and the final hearing was waived in her case, probably because Vincent had orders to ship overseas somewhere. in the near future.



Grave markers for Vincent C. and Henriette C. Jones in Section 25, Site 1655, Tahoma National Cemetery, Kent (King county), Washington.

Vincent enlisted in the Army at Murfreesboro, TN on 25 June 1940 and was discharged on 22 September 1945.

On 23 August 1950 Vincent enlisted in the U.S. Force  where he served until his retirement on  30 November 1965.

While serving in England, he married Henriette Cartharins Blokland in Harrow, England on 11 December 1953.