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army officer

Lloyd E. Jones, American army officer. Awarded Distinguished Service Medal, August 1943; Victory medal, 1919. member operations and training branch General Staff Corps, 1930-1934; Member of the United States Field Artillery Association, American Legion, Beta Theta Pi, Scabbard and Blade.; Member Knights of St. Patrick.; Club: Army-Navy (Washington).

Background

Jones, Lloyd E. was born on June 17, 1889 in Columbia, Missouri, United States. Son of Doctor John Carleton and Clara Field (Thompson) Jones.

Education

Student of University of Missouri, 1909-1911. Graduate School of Fire, Fort Sill, Oklahoma, 1915, Army Center of Artillery Studies (American Expeditionary Force), 1919, Command and General staff schedul, Fort Leavenworth, 1924, Army War College, 1930.

Career

Commissioned Second lieutenant, Field Artillery, 1911. Promoted through grades to brigadier general (temporary), May 1941. Served as lieutenant colonel (temporary) Regimental Executive, 5th Field Artillery, with American Expeditionary Forces.

Member operations and training branch General Staff Corps, 1930-1934. Executive of tactics with rank of lieutenant colonel, Field Artillery School, 1935-1938. Professor military science and tactics, University of Missouri, 1939-1940.

Colonel, chief of staff, 1st Army Corps, Columbia, South Carolina., 1940-1941. Became commander 76th Field Artillery Brigade, Fort F. E. Warren, Wyoming, April 1941. Assumed commanded, Cold Bay, Aleutian Islands, June 1942.

Directed occupation of Amchitka Island (Aleutians), January 1943. Trained 10th Mountain Division, Camp Hale, Colorado, July 1943. Duty A.G.F. War College, December 1944.

Retired, April 30, 1946.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Field Artillery Applied Mathematics, 1922.

Membership

Member operations and training branch General Staff Corps, 1930-1934. Member of the United States Field Artillery Association, American Legion, Beta Theta Pi, Scabbard and Blade. Member Knights of St. Patrick.

Club: Army-Navy (Washington).

Connections

Married Elizabeth Herriot Rembert, May 17, 1919. Children: Lloyd Edmonstone, John Carleton, Anne Iredell.

father:
Doctor John Carleton Jones

mother:
Clara Field (Thompson) Jones

spouse:
Elizabeth Herriot Rembert

children:
Lloyd Edmonstone Jones

John Carleton Jones

Anne Iredell Jones