Wendell Primus Jones (1918 - 1997)

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Burial / Funeral

Riverside National Cemetery
Section AF Row E Site 4,
22495 Van Buren Boulevard, Riverside, Ca

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Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California

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Branch of service: Us Army
Rank attained: 1ST SGT
Wars/Conflicts: World War Ii

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Primus

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1918 - In the year that Wendell Primus Jones was born, on November 1, an elevated train on the Brooklyn line of the subway - driven by an inexperienced operator because of a strike - tried to navigate a turn at 30mph. The limit on the curve was 6 mph. The 2nd and 3rd cars of the 5 car wooden train were badly damaged and at least 93 people were killed, making it the deadliest crash in New York subway history.

1945 - Wendell was 27 years old when on August 15th, Imperial Japan announced its surrender. On September 2nd, a formal agreement of surrender was signed. Japan and nine other states signed the Japanese Instrument of Surrender in Tokyo Bay, calling for the return of all Allied prisoners of war and subordinating the authority of the emperor and the Japanese government to the Supreme Commander for the Allied Powers. VJ (Victory in Japan) Day was celebrated in the United States on August 14th and 15th. World War II was over.

1948 - Wendell was 30 years old when on January 30th, Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated in New Delhi by a member of a Hindu nationalist party who thought that Gandhi was too accommodating to Muslims. The man, Nathuram Godse, shot Gandhi 3 times. He died immediately. The shooter was tried, convicted, and hung in November 1949.

1990 - When he was 72 years old, after 27 years in prison, Nelson Mandela, the leader of the movement to end South African apartheid was released on February 11th 1990.

1997 - In the year of Wendell Primus Jones's passing, on June 26th, the first Harry Potter book by J. K. Rowling was released. "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone" was an immediate success and spawned not only sequels but also movies, video games, plays, and amusement park attractions. J.K. Rowling, at the time of the first book a poor single mother, has become a multi-billionaire.

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Wendell Primus Jones died on September 25, 1997 at 78 years old. No cause of death has been entered for Wendell. He was buried in Riverside National Cemetery Section AF Row E Site 4, Riverside, Ca. He was born on November 4, 1918. There is no information about Wendell's immediate family. We know that Wendell Primus Jones had been residing in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California.

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