August A. Trinqual Jr wounded

news1948 Member Photo

Clipped by news1948

August A. Trinqual Jr wounded - PROMOTION AFTER A WOiiNO. Aug;usG A. Trinqaal,...
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.

Clipped from The Kansas City Times26 Jan 1952, SatPage 33

The Kansas City Times (Kansas City, Missouri)26 Jan 1952, SatPage 33
news1948 Member Photo
  • August A. Trinqual Jr wounded

    news1948 – 24 Jan 2016

Want to comment on this Clipping? Sign up for a free account, or sign in