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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Private First Class
Service Years
1942 - 1944
MOS
729-Pioneer
Home State
Pennsylvania
Private First Class

Parachutist (Basic)


Cause
Hostile, Died while Captured
Reason
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Location
Pennsylvania
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
Abington Hills Cemetery - South Abington Township, Pennsylvania
Sep 20, 1944
Service to 1944
Purple Heart
Criteria
The Purple Heart may be awarded to any member of the Armed Forces of the United States who, while serving under competent authority in any capacity with one of the Armed Forces, has been wounded, kill... More
Comments
According to historical reports, Jenkins operated the rudder of one of the boats, and was wounded in the chest by fire, before falling overboard.
1944
American Campaign Medal
Criteria
The American Campaign Medal was awarded for For thirty days service outside the Continental United States but within the American Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946; or,... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1944
Europe/African/Middle Eastern Campaign
Criteria
The European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal was awarded for for qualifying service within the European-African-Middle Eastern Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946, ... More
Comments
Rhineland, 15 September 1944 - 21 March 1945
1944
Europe/African/Middle Eastern Campaign
Criteria
The European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal was awarded for for qualifying service within the European-African-Middle Eastern Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946, ... More
Comments
Northern Apennines, 10 September 1944 - 4 April 1945
1944
World War II Victory Medal
Criteria
The World War II Victory Medal commemorates military service during the Second World War.
Comments
Comments Pending
1944
WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater
Description
The European-Mediterranean-Middle East Theater was a major theater of operations during the Second World War (between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946). The vast size of Europe, Mediterranean and M... More
1944 - 1944
Operation Market Garden
Description
"35,000 troops, 11,377 dead, wounded or missing, 6,450 captured. Objective was to secure series of bridges over main rivers of German occupied Netherlands. Strategic purpose was to allow allied crossi... More
1944 - 1944
C Company, 307th Engineer Battalion
C Company, 307th Engineer Battalion
Rank
Private First Class
Location
Nijmegen - Netherlands
MOS
729-Pioneer
Comments
Comments Pending
Private First Class
1943 - 1944
Army Presidential Unit Citation
Criteria
The Presidential Unit Citation may be awarded to units of the Armed Forces of the United States and cobelligerent nations for extraordinary heroism in action against an armed enemy occurring on or aft... More
Description
Streamer embroidered HOLLAND
1943
Service from 1942

 
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