Jenkins, Charles Kenneth, S2c

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Last Rank
Seaman Second Class
Last Primary NEC
S2c-0000-Seaman 2nd Class
Last Rating/NEC Group
Seaman Second Class
Primary Unit
1945-1945, S2c-0000, USS Kidd (DD-661)
Service Years
1944 - 1945
Seaman Second Class

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Year of Birth
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Baltimore, MD
Last Address
3460 S Hanover St
Baltimore, MD

Casualty Date
Apr 11, 1945
Hostile, Died
Other Explosive Device
Pacific Ocean
World War II
Location of Interment
Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial - Honolulu, Hawaii
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Court 3 (cenotaph)

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US NavyNAVSTA Treasure IslandUSS Kidd (DD-661)
  1944-1944, S2c-0000, USS Suffolk (AKA-69)
  1944-1945, S2c-0000, NAVSTA Treasure Island
  1945-1945, S2c-0000, USS Kidd (DD-661)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1945-1945 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Okinawa Gunto Operation
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  May 31, 2020, General Photos
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

While on picket station off Okinawa 11 April 1945, USS Kidd (DD-661) and her division mates, Black, Bullard, and Chauncey, with the help of Combat Air Patrol, repelled three air raids. That afternoon, a single enemy plane crashed into Kidd, killing 38 men and wounding 55.

S2c Jenkins was killed in action and buried at sea by his shipmates.

Service number: 7589831
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United States Navy Memorial The National Gold Star Family RegistryWorld War II FallenWW II Memorial National Registry
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  2020, WW II Memorial National Registry
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