George Harvey Michael Jones began his military career on May 24, 1918, as a member of Battery A, 17th Battalion, Field Artillery Replacement Division. Later transferred to Headquarters Company, 9th Field Artillery Brigade. Was stationed at the following camps: Fort Thomas, KY; Camp Jackson, SC; Camp Dix, NJ; and Camp McClellan, AL. Sergeant Jones died February 4, 1919, at the latter camp as a result of broncho pneumonia.
George H. Jones was repatriated back to Knoxville and was buried at Greenwood Cemetery, Knoxville, Tennessee.