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1st Class Machinists’ Mate, U. S. Navy; of Chowan County; son of T. P. and Margaret Jones. Entered service at Edenton, N.C., Sept. 5, 1916. Sent to St. Helena, Va. Transferred to U. S. S. “Connecticut.” Transferred to U. S. S. “Delaware,” then to the “Corsair.” Promoted to rank of 1st C. M. M. Went across with Gen. Pershing ships as convoy, acted as convoy from Brest, France, out of danger zone. Mustered out at Navy Yards, Philadelphia, Pa., Sept. 5, 1919.