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World War II vet Johnnie Jones retires again at 88
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Jones in his Army uniform, circa 1945, in England. He saw action in France, Belgium and Germany, as well. - photo by Photo courtesy of Johnnie Jones
World War II veteran, textile worker, service station owner, grocery store employee and newspaper delivery man Johnnie J. Jones is finally retiring -- at the age of 88. Born and raised in Camden, Jones saw Europe while in the Army. He said he was drafted in 1944 and served as a combat engineer in Company B of the 1264th Combat Engineer Battalion.