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 Edwin Ray Jennings

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Edwin Ray Jennings

Birth
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma, USA
Death 8 May 1986 (aged 65)
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma, USA
Burial Pauls Valley, Garvin County, Oklahoma, USA
Memorial ID 67033796 View Source
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Edwin married Mary Ethel Dehass on December 26, 1942 in San Diego, CA.
They had one child.

Edwin was a distinguished WWII veteran in the USMC. He entered service on January 16, 1940. He saw combat in the fierce fighting in Bougainville (Nov, 1943-Aug, 1945, Solomon Islands (1942-1945), and the recapture of Guam on July 21, 1944. He was awarded the Silver Star and Purple Heart. Later in his military career, he served as a USMC recruiter in Oklahoma City.

After retirement from the Marine Corp as a M/Sgt with 24 years of service, he worked at the U.S. Post office in Oklahoma City.

Edwin died of lung caner.


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  • Created by: Merle
  • Added: 17 Mar 2011
  • Find a Grave Memorial 67033796
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/67033796/edwin-ray-jennings : accessed ), memorial page for Edwin Ray Jennings (20 Aug 1920–8 May 1986), Find a Grave Memorial ID 67033796, citing Mount Olivet Cemetery, Pauls Valley, Garvin County, Oklahoma, USA ; Maintained by Merle (contributor 47176581) .