Caleb Johnkins Jr. was the son of Caleb Johnkins Sr. and Rosa Lee Cox. He married Thelma Jean Robinson on 24 February 1952 in McMinn, Tenn.

Private Johnkins was a member of the 9th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division. He was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy in North Korea.

915th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division, Company L

Buried at Hampton Cemetery, Athens, TN

  • Rank: Private
  • Date of birth:
  • 1 December 1928
  • Date of death: 17 March 1953
  • County: McMinn
  • Hometown: Peakland
  • Service Branch: Army
  • Division/Assignment: 915th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division
  • Conflict: Korean War
  • Awards: Purple Heart, Combat Infantrymans Badge, Korean Service Medal, United Nations Service Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Korean Presidential Unit Citation, and Republic of Korea War Service Medal
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Hampton Cemetery, Athens, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XXI, Top Panel
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