Arthur Gordon Jones-Williams scored eight victories flying Nieuport scouts with 29 Squadron in 1917 and three more with 65 Squadron in 1918. Post-war, Squadron Leader Jones-Williams and Flight Lieutenant N. A. Jenkins made the first non-stop flight from England to India in 1929. Both were killed later that year when their Fairey-Napier monoplane crashed in the Atlas Mountains during a non-stop flight from Cranwell, England to Cape Town, South Africa.
Evening Telegraph, Angus, Scotland, Thursday, 19 December 1929, page 1
Western Morning News, Devon, England, Tuesday, 31 December 1929, page 6
Military Cross (MC)
2nd Lt. Arthur Gordon Jones-Williams, Welsh R. and R.F.C.
For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. He has continuously shown the utmost dash and gallantry in attacking superior numbers of hostile machines. On one occasion he attacked twelve hostile scouts and succeeded in destroying one and driving down another.
2nd Lt. (T./Capt.) Arthur Gordon Jones-Williams, M.C., Welsh R. (attd. R.F.C.).
For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty when engaged in combat with hostile aircraft. On several occasions he attacked enemy formations although they were in superior numbers, fighting them in more than one instance single-handed, and showing the finest offensive spirit. He drove several machines down completely out of control, fighting until his ammunition was expended.
(M.C. gazetted 18th July, 1917.)