All Black 335 Station Hospital

Carl Scarborough Jenkins was a Battalion Surgeon with the all black 335 Station Hospital.
While on station in Tagap, Burma, Carl spent his spare time taking pictures and developing them. The pictures on this web site have been in a shoe box in the back of a closet all these many years. Carl died September 11, 2000. He is survived by his wife, Helen Mathis Jenkins, daughter, Carlen J Mandas and grand daughter, Allison Kae Mandas. I'm Carlen's husband, Greg
all images on the web site are (C) copyright Greg Mandas. If you would like to use any of them, please email me at: gmandas @


"Sugar" Hall and "Charlie" Hall
This is Mr. Felton who was there also - The car is an English 1935 Ford - Do you recognize the hood, lights and bumper - it is much smaller.
Capt. Leroy Barnes bending over a patient. 335th Station Hospital Tagap, Burma
Left to right. Capt "Rock" Griffith, myself, Capt. Hinton, Nurse Daryle Foister of 383rd (head nurse), Capt. Gleason. Orthopedic ward. Made about two months ago. I didn't take time to press it out so you may have to put it in a book. I'll make one for mom tonight, so don't send this one.
Coleman in a characteristic pose - reading detective stories on the porch. Barnes caught him this way before he noticed that Barnes had the camera. (Barnes developed the film - I enlarged the picture. I live at the other end.
This (on the left) is also Hinton (Smiles) Left to right- Hinton - Naga with loin cloth on - enlisted man - Naga with shirt and umbrella, McBrooms, enlisted man from Wilberforce. Hinton's camera
APO 689

201--Jenkins, Carl S. (Off.) 1 Febuary 1945

SUBJECT: Commendation

TO: Commanding Officer, 383rd Station Hospital, APO 689

1. This headwuarters wished to expres its sincere appreation for the service of 1st. CARL S. JENKINS 0-358579, MO of your command who was on Temporary Duty with this unit from 11 January, 1945 to 1 February 1945.

2. The excellent manner in which Lt. Jenkins handled the dispensary work, ambulance calls and allied duties of a Battalion Surgeon for this unit and all the other units in the ------ area, over one thousand men, is worthy of high praise.

For the commanding Officer:

Joel H. Yates
Captain, C.E.
Executive Officer.

Fannie Grice, Red Cross worker from Omaha. She lived with Elliot-Robinson. She didn't even have the basket left.
Rose Elliot-Robinson. All she had left was the clothes she had on.
Lt. Glover (of Dayton, Ohio) says goodbye to Lts. Hart and Foister. July 22nd 45
Lt. Fannie Hart says goodbye to Lt. Rosemary Glover (335th) as Lt. Daryle Foister of the 383rd looks on. The natives are Burmese, and the tree behind is bamboo. July 22nd 45.
Lt. Calvin Wolf, MAC, says goodbye to Lt. Fannie Hart, N.C. July 22nd "45"



Home|Previous Page|Next Page

1 2 3