Kenneth R. Jarrett

NAME
Kenneth Royal Jarrett
NICKNAME
MCSN
295542
HOME OF RECORD
219 Oak Street, Detroit Lakes, MN
NEXT OF KIN
Mother, Mrs. Florence Jarrett
DATE OF BIRTH
October 10, 1919
DATE OF ENLISTMENT
September 14, 1940
DATE OF LOSS
May 6, 1942
REGION
Philippines
CAMPAIGN / AREA
Corregidor
CASUALTY TYPE
KIA
UNIT
HQ/4th Marines
DUTY
CIRCUMSTANCES OF LOSS
PFC Jarrett participated in the defense of Corregidor. On the night of 5 May 1942, Japanese forces landed on the island and overwhelmed the Marine garrison, which surrendered at 1200 hours the following day.
Jarrett was determined to have been killed in action on 6 May 1942.
INDIVIDUAL DECORATIONS
Purple Heart
LAST KNOWN RANK
Private First Class
STATUS OF REMAINS
Not Recovered.
MEMORIALS
Eden Prairie Cemetery, Hennepin County, MN
Manila American Cemetery

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