JENKINS, Samuel Leslie

Rank: 
Captain
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
South Wales Borderers
Service: 
Army
Service number: 
88225
Died : 
Monday, March 6, 1944
Killed in action or died of wounds
Age: 
29
Cemetery/Memorial: 
Roll of Honour: 

Captain Jenkins was killed at Solta.  

Two entries from the No.2 Cdo War Diary:   4th March 1944 at Vis - "Captain S.L. Jenkins departed with Lt McMenamin to Solta to recce for proposed raid";  8th March 1944 at Vis.  "Lt McMenamin returned with the news that Captain Jenkins had been wounded and captured by the Germans on Solta." 

The memorial cross at St David's Church, Llanarthney Carmarthenshire,  is inscribed to the memory of Captain Jenkins.


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