We remember James Ira Thomas Jones

We remember James Ira Thomas Jones

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Timeline

Timeline

1896
location Woolston/Woolstone, St Clears, Carmarthenshire United Kingdom parents address Source:7622637 18th April 1896
1896
birth St Clears, Carmarthenshire United Kingdom Source:7622637 18th April 1896
1901
location Bronygar, Mydrim, Carmarthenshire United Kingdom away from home address Source:7623412 1st April 1901
1911
location 34 Head Room Gate Road, St Annes on the Sea, Lancashire United Kingdom away from home address Source:7623421 3rd April 1911
1914
education He trained as a wireless operator. He passed his first class Postmaster-General's Certificate in October 1914. He then took a course in erection and maintenance of wireless stations. British School of Telegraphy, London London United Kingdom Source:7622450 1914 - 1915
1915
location Wolston House, St Clears, Carmarthenshire United Kingdom parents address Source:7622453 15th June 1915
1915
enlistment London United Kingdom Source:7622444 15th June 1915
1915
service Air Force (RAF/RFC) Air Mechanic, Second Class 6326 Royal Flying Corps, Military Wing Source:7622453 15th June 1915 - 1st November 1915
1915
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:7622453 23rd July 1915 - 22nd April 1917
1915
service Air Force (RAF/RFC) Air Mechanic, First Class 6326 Royal Flying Corps, Military Wing Source:7622453 1st November 1915 - 1st August 1917
1916
awards Russian Medal of St George Other War Service Award Source:7622503 1916
1916
awards Military Medal (MM) British Award/Decoration Source:7622493 May 1916
1917
service Air Force (RAF/RFC) Second Lieutenant (on probation) General List (R.F.C.) Source:7622471 2nd August 1917
1918
awards Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC) British Award/Decoration Source:7622517 3rd August 1918
1918
awards Military Cross (MC) British Award/Decoration Source:7622527 16th September 1918
1918
awards Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC) British Award/Decoration Source:7622523 21st September 1918
1918
awards Distinguished Service Order (DSO) British Award/Decoration Source:7622535 2nd November 1918
1920
marriage Olive Gwynedd Davies Source:7622940 29th April 1920
1924
service Air Force (RAF/RFC) Flight Lieutenant Source:7622474 1st July 1924
1935
service Air Force (RAF/RFC) Squadron Leader Source:7622480 5th February 1935
1940
service Air Force (RAF/RFC) Wing Commander Source:7622483 20th September 1940
1941
service Air Force (RAF/RFC) Group Captain Source:7625358 October 1941
education Glasfryn County School St. Clears, Carms. United Kingdom Source:2164242
service British Army Flying Officer 6326 Royal Air Force Source:2164242
service British Army Air Mechanic 2nd Class 6326 Royal Flying Corps Source:2164242
location Station Road, St. Clears, Carms. United Kingdom their own address Source:2164242
location Wolston Farm, St. Clears, Carms. United Kingdom parents address Source:2164242
education Queen Elizabeth Grammar School Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire United Kingdom Source:7622724
1960
death Not War Related He died of injuries resulting from a fall at his home, Tangnefedd, New Quay, Cardiganshire, Wales. Morriston Hospital, Swansea United Kingdom Source:7625288 29th August 1960
burial Cana Chapel Cemetery, Non-War Cemetery Banc-y-Felin, Nr. St. Clears, Carms. United Kingdom Source:2164242
awards Other War Service Award Source:7622503

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names James Ira Thomas
Initials JIT
Last Name Jones
Source 2164242
First Names James Ira Thomas
Initials JIT
Last Name Jones
Source 2164242
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
34 Head Room Gate Road, St Annes on the Sea, Lancashire United Kingdom away from home address known 3rd April 1911
Bronygar, Mydrim, Carmarthenshire United Kingdom away from home address known 1st April 1901
Station Road, St. Clears, Carms. United Kingdom their own address
Wolston Farm, St. Clears, Carms. United Kingdom parents address
Wolston House, St Clears, Carmarthenshire United Kingdom parents address known 15th June 1915
Woolston/Woolstone, St Clears, Carmarthenshire United Kingdom parents address known 18th April 1896
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 6326 Royal Flying Corps Air Mechanic 2nd Class
British Army 6326 Royal Air Force Flying Officer
Air Force (RAF/RFC) 6326 Royal Flying Corps, Military Wing Air Mechanic, Second Class
Air Force (RAF/RFC) 6326 Royal Flying Corps, Military Wing Air Mechanic, First Class
Air Force (RAF/RFC) General List (R.F.C.) Second Lieutenant (on probation)
Air Force (RAF/RFC) Flight Lieutenant
Air Force (RAF/RFC) Squadron Leader
Air Force (RAF/RFC) Wing Commander
Air Force (RAF/RFC) Group Captain
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914/15 Star First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC) British Award/Decoration
Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC) British Award/Decoration
Distinguished Service Order (DSO) British Award/Decoration
Military Cross (MC) British Award/Decoration
Military Medal (MM) British Award/Decoration
Russian Medal of St George Other War Service Award
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Other War Service Award
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Jane Jones mother
Not Named father
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Olive Gwynedd Davies wife 29th April 1920
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
DateHeightSource
1915-06-15 5'4"
Religion
DateReligionSource
1915-06-15 Baptist

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
British Royal Air Force, Airmen's service records 1912-1939 Transcription Fife3190

External Evidence

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Tiger Squadron,the story of 74 Squadron, R.A.F., in two wars Wendy54828
London Gazette Wendy54828
London Gazette Wendy54828
London Gazette 5 February 1935 p845 Wendy54828
London Gazette 20 September 1940 p5580 Wendy54828
London Gazette Supplement 29701 10 August 1916 p7888 Wendy54828
London Gazette Supplement 29945 15 February 1917 p1602 Wendy54828
London Gazette Supplement 30827 3 August 1918 p9201 Wendy54828
London Gazette Supplement to Issue 30913 21 September 1918 p11248 Wendy54828
London Gazette Supplement to Issue 30901 16 September 1918 p10973 Wendy54828
London Gazette Supplement to Issue 30989 2 November 1918 p12960 Wendy54828
'An Air Fighter's Scrap-Book' by Ira Jones Wendy54828
Marriage entry in St Silas Church Parish Register 1920 Wendy54828
British Army WWI Medal Rolls Index Cards, 1914-1920 Wendy54828
King of Air Fighters: biography of Major 'Mick' Mannock/ by Ira Jones Wendy54828
Census 1901 Wales, Carmarthenshire, Mydrim Wendy54828
Census 1911 England, Lancashire, St Annes on the Sea Wendy54828
Australian War Memorial. Photograph Collection. Photograph ID No.P02372.001 Wendy54828
James Ira Thomas 'Taffy' Jones's WIkipedia entry Michael3

Multimedia

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Gravestone at Banc-y-Felin, Nr. St. Clears, Carms. John16750
Ira Jones. 2nd Lieutenant John16750
Memorial to Ira Jones John16750
Cenotaph in St. Clears. John16750
Memorial Tribute to Ira Jones John16750
Memorial to Group Captain J. Ira T. Jones Wendy54828
Photograph of Ira Jones Wendy54828
Group Captain J.I.T. Jones, Llandow, Wales, c 1941 Wendy54828

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