Branch: U. S. Navy
Status: Deceased Veteran
Date of Service: WWII
Home Town: Gonvick
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Durand Barness “Pike” Jones was born November 4, 1914 in Bemidji to W. W. “Bob” and Emma Barness Jones. He grew up in Gonvick and graduated from Gonvick High School in 1942.
Pike enlisted in the Navy that same year and was sent to Great Lakes Naval Training Center for boot camp. Following that he served aboard the USS Colusa with the Pacific Fleet. He received an honorable discharge in 1945.
Pike passed away on December 10, 1998 and is buried in Bagley City Cemetery.
Plot: 4 Side: West Row from Bottom: 4
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