Richard Eugene Jenkins

Korean War
Service #53101772
RankPrivate First Class U.S. Army
Date of DeathDecember 11 1952
Korean Service Medal
National Defense Service Medal
United Nations Service Medal
Combat Infantryman Badge
Private First Class Jenkins was awarded the Combat Infantryman Badge, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal and the Korean War Service Medal.
Private First Class Jenkins was a member of Headquarters Company, 160th Infantry Regiment, 40th Infantry Division. On December 11, 1952, he was killed in a vehicle accident at the junction of Routes 16 and 17 outside of Seoul, South Korea.