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Coast Watchers
Sun Feb 5, 2017 18:37

Mr John Jones, the last of the New Zealand coastwatchers of the Gilbert Islands, died in Auckland on Friday. He was 96.

John was captured on Butaritari Atoll (also known as 'Makin' to Americans in WWII). He survived the war in Zentsuji prison in Japan.

    • Mr. Jones Passinghockstedler, Mon Feb 6 01:06
      So sorry to learn of the passing of Mr. John Jones the last New Zealand coastwatchers. I am sure my dad knew him.
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