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LCDR Hayden Martin Jensen

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LCDR Hayden Martin Jensen

Birth
Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, USA
Death 6 Jun 1949 (aged 38)
Newport, Newport County, Rhode Island, USA
Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
Plot Section 8 Site 33 WH
Memorial ID 45484930 View Source

Aviation Cadet H. M. Jensen, USNR, was designated Naval Aviator #6003 in 1939. Entered active service via the pre-war AVCAD program.

During World War II, in the South Pacific, as a member of fighting Squadron (VF) Five, LtJG Jensen was credited with seven aerial victories. Was awarded two Navy Crosses, as well as a DFC, and several Air Medals.

LT CMDR Jensen, USN, died at the Naval Hospital, Newport, RI., survived by his widow, Henrietta.

Note: Henrietta (1913 - 2002) would marry James N. Coxsey in 1959.

Gravesite Details

Internment 10 June 1949

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