Winston-Salem neighbors trying to return dog tag found in France to soldier's family


Winston-Salem neighbors trying to return dog tags to soldier (credit: Laurent Broquet)

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Winston-Salem neighbors are trying to find the family of a solider so they can return his dog tag.

The dog tag reads “Richard F. Jenkins I4I95489 T43-44 0.”

A grave for a person named “Richard F. Jenkins” is in the Evergreen Cemetery in Winston-Salem.

The marker says he was a World War II veteran who was born on February 1, 1922 and died on September 14, 2004.

The tag was posted Friday to the Winston-Salem Facebook group by Laurent Broquet.

Broquet says the tag was found in France on the ground with a metal detector.

Commenters on the page say that a man lives in Winston-Salem who may be Jenkins’ son.

It is unknown at this time how the tag made it to France.

It is also unknown how the tag was lost.

Must-See Stories

More Must-See Stories


Follow FOX8 on Twitter