PFC Richard K. Jones

PFC Richard K. Jones 1

PFC. RICHARD K. JONES – U.S. Army

Hometown / City: PERSON, NC
Date of Death: Saturday, August 1, 2009
Conflict: Operation Enduring Freedom (Afghanistan)
Branch: U.S. Army
Rank: Pfc.
Unit: COMPANY C, 1ST BATTALION, 12TH INFANTRY, 4 BCT, FORT CARSON, CO

Birth: Nov. 4, 1987
Durham
Durham County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Aug. 1, 2009, Afghanistan

Pfc. Richard K. Jones, 21, of Roxboro, N.C.; assigned to 1st Battalion, 12th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colo.; died Aug. 1 in Mushan village, Afghanistan, of wounds sustained when insurgents attacked his patrol with improvised explosive devices and rocket-propelled grenades. Also killed were Army Cpl. Jonathan M. Walls and Army Pvt. Patrick S. Fitzgibbon. His medals include National Defense Service Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal with Campaign Star, Army Service Ribbon and the Combat Infantry Badge. He died at age at age 21 in Mushan Village, Afghanistan, of wounds sustained when insurgents attacked his patrol with improvised explosive devices and rocket-propelled grenades.

Burial:
Providence Baptist Church Cemetery
Roxboro
Person County
North Carolina, USA PFC Richard K. Jones 2 PFC Richard K. Jones 3

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