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First Name: Austin

Last Name: Jenson

Birthplace: USA

Gender: Male

Branch: Marines (present)

Home of Record: Abernathy, TX
Middle Name: Clifford

Date of Birth: 20 October 1924

Date of Death: 29 November 1950

Rank: Second Lieutenant

Years Served:
Austin Clifford Jenson

•  Korean War (1950 - 1953)


Second Lieutenant Jenson was a member of Company B, 1st Battalion, 5th Marines, 1st Marine Division. He was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy in Korea on 29 November 1950. His remains were not recovered. His name is inscribed on the Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial.

For his leadership and valor, Second Lieutenant Jenson was awarded the Navy Cross, the Purple Heart, the Combat Action Ribbon, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Korean Presidential Unit Citation and the Republic of Korea War Service Medal.

Honoree ID: 218566   Created by: MHOH




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