World War II Honor Roll
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George Jenkins Jr.           
Class of 1940

Branch of service U S Army 33562346
Entered the Service 3/6/1943
Rank Private, 
Born 1923
Died: 11/3/1944    KIA 
Reichicourt, France
Buried at: Antietam National Cementery, Sharpsburg, MD

Awards: Purple Heart 

The News, November 18, 1944
PVT. GEORGE D. JENKINS, JR., SON OF Mr. And Mrs. George D. Jenkins, of Pleasantville, Md., formerly of Brunswick, was killed in action in France November 3, the War Department has notified the family.
Pvt. Jenkins had been in the armed services for 19 months and overseas since September of this year. He was an infantryman.
He is survived by his parents and two brothers, Donald and Richard Jenkins, both at home.
The News, December 28, 1948
The remains of Pvt. George Dewey Jenkins, Jr., who was killed in action in Reichicort, France on November 3, 1944, will arrive at the home of his parents in Pleasantville, Washington county, this afternoon. Funeral services will be held Wednesday afternoon from the late home at 1 o'clock. Burial will be made in Antietam National Cemetery at Sharpsburg. () Frank Shrader and Steadman Keenan Post, American Legion of Brunswick.
A son of George D. and Genevieve Peacher Jenkins, he was a former resident of Brunswick and was aged 20 years., 10 months and 17 days at the time of his death. He graduated from Brunswick High School in the class of 1940 and before military service was assistant manager of the J. J. Newberry store in Brunswick.
Surviving are his parents and two brothers, Donald, of Long Beach, N. Y., and Richard Jenkins, at home.