Martin Lee Jeanes was born in 1922 in Alabama, the son of Aaron Elie and Ruby Jeanes.

He served on the U.S.S. McKean (APD-5)
Memorialized at Manila American Cemetery in Fort Bonifacio, Manila, Philippines

The Anniston Star, 30 June 1944
Morton Lee Jeanes, young sailor, has been reported missing in action. The youth is the nephew of Mrs. Newton Jones, Sr. of this city and made his home here before moving to Chattanooga, Tenn. Morton attended Anniston High School while living here with his aunt. He also worked as an Anniston Star carrier. He graduated from Chattanooga Vocational High School with honors in 1941 and immediately joined the Navy. Morton’s father is A.E. Jeanes of Knoxville, Tenn.

  • Rank: Seaman First Class
  • Date of death: 18 November 1944
  • County: Knox
  • Hometown: Knoxville
  • Service Branch: Navy
  • Division/Assignment: USS McKean (APD-5)
  • Theater: Pacific
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Manila American Cemetery, Fort Bonifacio, Manila, Philippines
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XIV, Top Panel
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