Luther C. Jenkins was born around 1918 in Mountain City, Johnson County, Tennessee to Thomas L. Jenkins and Betsy Nancy Fenner. He died during the Normandy Campaign.  He is buried at the Normandy American Cemetery, Colleville-sur-Mer, France, J, 9, 24.

The Johnson County News, April 20, 1944
Pvt. Luther S. Jenkins, Co. L, 117th Inf. A.P.O. 30 c/o Postmaster, New York, son of Betsey Jenkins, of Rte. 1, Mountain City, was inducted in August 1943. He is now somewhere in England.

  • Rank: Private
  • Date of death: 20 July 1944
  • County: Johnson
  • Hometown: Mountain City
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 117th Infantry Regiment, 30th Infantry Division
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Battles: Normandy Campaign
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Normandy American Cemetery, Colleville-sur-Mer, France
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XIII, Top Panel
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