Homer Jenkins was born in 1892 in McMinn County, Tennessee, son of Jackson Franklin Jenkins and Mary Hanks. Sgt Jenkins served with the US Marines Corps and died on 6 October 1918 in France.

  • Rank: Sergeant
  • Date of birth:
  • 31 January 1892
  • Date of death: 6 October 1918
  • County: McMinn
  • Hometown: Riceville
  • Service Branch: Marine Corps
  • Division/Assignment: 5th USMC Regiment, 2nd Division
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War I
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery, Lorraine, France
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar IV, Middle Panel
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