Neal C. Jones, Jr.
USS West Virginia
Neal C. Jones, Jr., Signalman 1c, born October
2, 1923, Hartshorne, OK. Enlisted in the USN on August 2, 1941, Long
Beach, CA, with basic training at San Diego, CA. Assigned to the USS
West Virginia in October 1941. After she was sunk, December 7, 1941,
by the Japanese at Pearl Harbor, he was transferred to the USS Minneapolis
(CA-36) on December 15, 1941.
Reprinted with permission from Turner Publishing.
Photo of Neal Jones and Mike Mullins in Hawaii in December, 2001.
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