1918. The Christmas Echo: Honour Roll Number . LLSC.
CEF no. 802590
Born on 22 May 1895, Wesley James Jenkins was born and raised in London, ON. He was one of seven children born to William and Teresa Jenkins, of 1 Marmora St. Before the war Wesley worked as a printer for the London Free Press. He enlisted in the 135th Canadian Infantry Battalion but was transferred to the 18th Btn upon arrival in Europe, on 3 December 1916. Pte. Jenkins was killed in action, fighting in France, on 22 February 1917.
He is commemorated on page 263 of the First World War Book of Remembrance (Memorial Chamber, Peace Tower, Parliament Hill).
Grave: Ecoivres Military Cemetery, France.
Commemorated on: family headstone, Mount Pleasant Cemetery, London, ON.