THOMAS E JENNINGS
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HONORED ON PANEL 43E, LINE 7 OF THE WALL

THOMAS EDWARD JENNINGS

WALL NAME

THOMAS E JENNINGS

PANEL / LINE

43E/7

DATE OF BIRTH

07/03/1948

CASUALTY PROVINCE

QUANG NAM

DATE OF CASUALTY

03/05/1968

HOME OF RECORD

LANCASTER

COUNTY OF RECORD

Lancaster County

STATE

PA

BRANCH OF SERVICE

MARINE CORPS

RANK

PFC

REMEMBRANCES

LEFT FOR THOMAS EDWARD JENNINGS
POSTED ON 2.5.2013
POSTED BY: Michigan Call for Photos Project

Never forgotten

Photo courtesy of Bob Morris and the 1st recon association website.

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POSTED ON 11.7.2012
POSTED BY: John Heiserman

To My Classmate, Tom

I now work at a VA Hospital and the 'moving' wall is here during our Veterans Day activity. I walked the wall last night and stopped to acknowledge your courage and devotion to your country. You will not be forgotten.

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POSTED ON 5.19.2011
POSTED BY: Robert Sage

We Remember

Thomas is buried at Conestoga Memorial Park, Lancaster, Lancaster County, PA.
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POSTED ON 3.5.2011
POSTED BY: A Marine

Semper Fi

Semper Fi, Marine.
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POSTED ON 6.27.2005
POSTED BY: Jim McIlhenney

Daily Intelligencer Journal, Lancaster, Pa. - March 7, 1968

City Man Killed In Viet Fight

Marine Pfc. Thomas E. Jennings, 19, of Lancaster was killed Tuesday in action in Vietnam, his family has been notified.
Jennings died of fragmentation wounds received while on outpost duty at Quang Nam, South Vietnam, according to a telegram received by his wife, Elaine Reapsome Jennings, from Gen. Leonard F. Chapman Jr., Marine Corps, Commandant.
He was the 24th countian to be killed in Vietnam.
A 1966 graduate of McCaskey High School, Jennings was a member of the varsity football team and played baseball for the school and St. Joseph's American Legion team.
McCaskey football coach Bobby King described Jennings as a "tough, hard-nosed kid." Jennings played mainly on defense as a center and linebacker. He played two years of varsity ball after two years with the junior varsity, and was a member of the first team King coached at McCaskey.
Jennings was employed by the Armstrong Cork Co. Closure plant before entering the Marine Corps April 4, 1967. Assigned to "A" Company of the 1st Reconaissance Battalion of the 1st Marine Division, he had been in Vietnam since September 20.
Jennings was the son of Noble and Isabelle Zook Jennings of Lancaster.
In addition to his parents and wife, who resides at Lancaster R6, he is survived by a brother, Robert Jennings of Lancaster R6.

Semper Fidelis, Marine!
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