August A. Trinqual Jr wounded
PROMOTION AFTER A WOiiNO. Aug;usG A. Trinqaal, .Ir., Becouies a Serjceaat. Sergt. August A. Trinqual, jr., ¿2, was given a battlefield promotion promotion after he was wounded December 6 in Korea, his parents, parents, Mr. and Mrs. August A. Trinqual, sr.. of 4701 East Forty-sixth street, learned yesterday. yesterday. A letter received from their son’s first sergeant told how Sergeant Trinqual, then a corporal, corporal, fought off an enemy attack with a machine gun although he had been severely wounded in the neck by fragments from a hand grenade. “He accounted for many of the enemy with the machine gun," the letter said, ‘ and after it had jammed, he fired with his rifle until the enemy withdrew.” Sergeant Trinqual was in a hospital three weeks and re cently returned to his unit.