Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum Archives

Jones, Rodger Edit

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Person

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  • Jones, Rodger

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  • Biography/Historical Note

    Rodger Wallace Jones (1904-1978) enlisted in the Navy at Lincoln, Nebraska as a Seaman 1st class on November 10, 1942. He served in Torpedo Squadron 18 aboard USS Intrepid (CV-11). Jones was twice shot down in enemy territory, and was missing in action from October 29, 1944 to January 17, 1945. He was discharged September 12, 1945, at which point his rating was Aviation Ordnanceman Petty Officer 1st class.