Pair to William D. Jenkins, possibly 80th Infantry Division

Product ID: B-2509
Country: United States
Condition: VF

Pair to Corporal William D. Jenkins, possibly 80th Infantry Division: Bronze Star, slot brooch, machine-engraved “William D./Jenkins”, with a lapel pin; Purple Heart, slot brooch, unnamed, in a titled black leatherette case with ribbon bar and lapel pin. Plus, an 80th Infantry Division patch and a set of ribbon bars for the Bronze Star, Purple Heart, American Campaign, Europe-Africa-Middle East Campaign (3 stars) and World War II Victory Medals (plus a single Army Good Conduct Medal ribbon).

Corporal Jenkins was born in Baltimore in 1922, died in 2003 and is buried in Grantsville, Maryland. Prior to enlisting, he was a telephone lineman, so he may have served in a Signal Corps unit (80th Signal Company).