Jones, William Catesby

Title

Jones, William Catesby

Last Name

Jones

First and Middle Name

William Catesby

Hometown

Richmond, Virginia

VPI Graduating Class

VPI Class of 1899 (or 1900)

Service Branch

  • Virginia National Guard
  • Gas Dispense Service

Unit

Troop "B"

Rank

  • Sergeant
  • Captain in the Gas Dispense Service

Military Events

William Jones was injured in March 1918 in Washington DC in an explosion of chemicals in a laboratory. The Virginia Tech reported that most of his injuries were burns to the face. At first it was feared that he would lose sight in one eye, but this danger apparently passed.

Bibliography

  • The Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia, 21 March 1918

Files

William Catesby Jones hurt - The Virginia Tech - 21 March 1918.jpg

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Citation

“Jones, William Catesby,” VPI in World War I, accessed May 21, 2018, http://vpiworldwarone.lib.vt.edu/items/show/1058.

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