Jacobs, William John, CPL Fallen
 
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Last Rank
Corporal
Last Service Branch
Medical Corps
Last Primary MOS
91A-Medical Corpsman
Last MOS Group
Medical Department (Enlisted)
Last Unit
1968-1968, 9th Medical Battalion
Service Years
1967 - 1968



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Home State
California
California
Year of Birth
1947
 
Casualty Info
Home Town
Lancaster
Last Address
Lancaster

Casualty Date
Feb 28, 1968
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Not Specified
Location
Tay Ninh
Conflict
Wars and Conflicts/Vietnam War/Unspecified Operation
Location of Interment
Joshua Memorial Park - Lancaster, California
Wall/Plot Coordinates
41E 067

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Lived in California - KIA in Vietnam

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United StatesVietnam


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Combat Medical 1st Award

Medical

 
 Unit Assignments
1st Brigade, 9th Infantry DivisionUS Army
  1968-1968, 1st Brigade, 9th Infantry Division
  1968-1968, 9th Medical Battalion
 Combat and Operations History
  1968-1968 Wars and Conflicts/Vietnam War
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
William John Jacobs
Corporal
C CO, 9TH MED BN, 9TH INF DIV, USARV
Army of the United States
Lancaster, California
March 22, 1947 to February 28, 1968
WILLIAM J JACOBS is on the Wall at Panel 41E Line 067
 
MILITARY DATA
  Service:         Army of the United States
  Grade at loss:   E3
  Rank:            Corporal
  Note:            Posthumous Promotion as indicated
  ID No:           56706982
  MOS:             91A10: Medical Corpsman
  Length Service:  00
  Unit:            C CO, 9TH MED BN, 9TH INF DIV, USARV

CASUALTY DATA
  Start Tour:      01/01/1968
  Incident Date:   02/28/1968
  Casualty Date:   02/28/1968
  Age at Loss:     20
  Location:        Long An Province, South Vietnam
  Remains:         Body recovered
  Casualty Type:   Hostile, died outright
  Casualty Reason: Ground casualty
  Casualty Detail: Artillery, rocket, or mortar
 
 
   
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