George R. Kyle Jenkins was born on 21 October 1922 to Lloyd and Paralee Jenkins.
He died 22 September 1944 at Fraimbois, France.
Buried at Hillcrest Cemetery, Dandridge, TN

Private First Class
314th Infantry Regiment, 79th Infantry Division, Company L

Awarded the Bronze Star and Purple Heart

The Knoxville Journal, October 16, 1944
Pfc. Kyle Jenkins, 22, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Jenkins of Dandridge, was killed in action in France September 22, according to information received by his parents. Private Jenkins was a graduate of Maury High School. Prior to entering the Army he was employed by TVA at Douglas MacArthur Dam. He had been in the service for 22 months, and overseas for five months.
Additional survivors include a sister, Mrs. Everette Brooks of Kodak and his grandfather, J.N. Jenkins of Dandridge. Several uncles and aunts and a host of friends also survive him.

  • Rank: Private First Class
  • Date of birth:
  • 21 October 1922
  • Date of death: 22 September 1944
  • County: Jefferson
  • Hometown: Dandridge
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 314th Infantry Regiment, 79th Infantry Division
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Bronze Star, Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Hillcrest Cemetery, Dandridge, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XII, Bottom Panel
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