Hinkle, Jess Willard, S/Sgt

Fallen
 
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Last Rank
Staff Sergeant
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
745-Rifleman
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1940-1944, 745, 5th Infantry Division
Service Years
1940 - 1944

Staff Sergeant


One Service Stripe


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Home State
West Virginia
West Virginia
Year of Birth
1921
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Bendale
Last Address
Not Specified

Casualty Date
Sep 08, 1944
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Unknown, Not Reported
Location
France
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
Heavner Cemetery - Buckhannon, West Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

Infantry Shoulder Cord Honorably Discharged WW II


 Unofficial Badges 




 Military Associations and Other Affiliations
Military Order of the Purple HeartWorld War II Fallen
  1944, Military Order of the Purple Heart - Assoc. Page
  1944, World War II Fallen [Verified]


 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award

 
 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
11th Infantry 5th Infantry Division
  1940-1944, 745, 2nd Battalion, 11th Infantry
  1940-1944, 745, 5th Infantry Division
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1944 World War II
  1944-1944 WWII - European Theater of Operations/Normandy Campaign (1944)
  1944-1944 WWII - European Theater of Operations/Northern France Campaign (1944)
  1944-1944 WWII - European Theater of Operations/Rhineland Campaign (1944-45)/Battle of Metz
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
STAFF SERGEANT JESS WILLARD HINKLE SON OF MORTON AND PEARL HINKLE OF BENDALE WEST VIRGINIA WAS KILLED IN ACTION ON 8 SEPTEMBER 1944 DURING THE BATTLE OF METZ, FRANCE. S/SGT HINKLE WAS LAID TO REST AT THE HEAVENER CEMETERY IN BUCKHANNON WEST VIRGINIA.
   
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