Cpl John Oscar Jenkins, Co E, 2nd Div Engineer Corps, US Army.
From Laconia, Harrison Cty., John was born on 14 November 1896 and , at the time of his enlistment into the US regular Army in May 1917 was a student. After enlistment at Rockport, he received his training at Jefferson Barracks, Mo and at El Paso , Texas. On 10 September 1917, John proceeded overseas and was killed in action at Belleau Wood on 3 June 1918. He was initially buried in Belleau Wood American cemetery (grave 137, section F, plot 3), but was repatriated to the USA post-war.
3 June 1918
Research by David O'Mara, Croonaert Research Services.