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.
Lettie Ann Hollcroft Jennings
Mary Ethel DeHass Jennings
1925–2006 (m. 1942)
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