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Married In France

   Corp. A. Dora Sweatman, WAC, a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. G. A. Sweatman of Ladston, SC, became the bride of Sgt William M. Jones, a son of Mr. and Mrs. T. W. Jones of Bacchus, June 3 at the Post Chapel in St. Germaine, France.
   After a reception the wedding part went to Paris.
   Lt. Dott served as bridesmaid, and Pfc LeGrande Hubbard of Brigham City stood as best man.  Little Mari Cloud was the flower girl.
   The couple left by plane the following day for a wedding trip to London.
  Sgt. James is now stationed at Frankfort, Germany with the 508th parachute division. He has spent 15 months in the ETO and has received five battle stars, a presidential unit citation, an oak leaf cluster, an infantry badge and an arrow head.

[The Salt Lake Tribune, Salt Lake City, UT, 19 Aug 1945, Sun, Page 38]

[courtesy of Nathan Robbins]

Grave markers for William M. Jones, Lt. Col, ret, and his spouse in Plot A5, 27-Grave 1 and his spouse Grave 2, Ben Lomond Cemetery, North Ogden (Weber county), Utah.

William enlisted in the Army at Salt Lake City, UT on 24 May 1943.

Cpl Jones transferred to Company A, 508th from the 112th MP Platoon on 14 April 1945.  It is unknown as to when he was commissioned.

His military decorations included the Combat infantryman badge for action during the Southern France Campaign, 15 August 1944.