Edgar Joseph Jones

Edgar Joseph Jones

Age: 55
Branch: USN
Rank(s): BM1, BMC, CDR
Unit(s): ST1, BUD/S, UDT12
Station: San Diego, CA

Fallen on: 13 Apr 1991
Location: Balboa Naval Hospital
Era(s): Vietnam, Cold War
Campaign: Vietnam, Grenada

Medals & Commendations: Bronze Star Medal with “V” device for Valor and gold star, Purple Heart Medal w/2 gold stars, Meritorious Service Medal, Joint Service Commendation Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal with “V” device for Valor and 3 gold stars, Combat Action Ribbon, Navy Presidential Unit Citation w/2 bronze stars, Navy Meritorious Unit Commendation Ribbon, Navy Battle ā€˜Eā€™ Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal w/3 bronze stars, Navy Expeditionary Ribbon, Navy Occupation Service Medal, National Defense Service Medal w/2 bronze stars, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, Vietnam Service Medal w/4 bronze stars, Navy Sea Service Deployment Ribbon w/silver star, Navy and Marine Corps Overseas Service Ribbon, Republic of Vietnam RVN Gallantry Cross Unit Citation, Republic of Vietnam Civil Action 1 C Palm Unit Citation, Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal, Expert Rifle Medal, Expert Pistol Medal.

Hometown: Richmond, VA

Details:
Edgar Jones died after being Medivaced from Naples, Italy to Bethesda, then Balboa Naval Hospital.