John J. Jacobs

Company A 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry

4th Infantry Division

KIA 06/22/1944

 

 

John J. Jacobs was born in Pennsylvania in 1917. He was drafted into the Army
on March 22, 1941 at Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. His home of residence was listed
as Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania and his civilian occupation was listed
as Managers And Officials. He had completed two years of High School and was
single with no dependents.

Private Jacobs was killed in action in France in the vicinity of Gonneville,
during the attack toward Cherbourg.

 

 

John J. Jacobs was buried in the temporary U.S. Military Cemetery
Sainte Mere-Eglise #2 at Carentan, France in Block I Row 1 Grave 11 and was moved to the permanent
cemetery at Colleville-sur-Mer, most likely in 1948 when the temporary cemeteries were shut down.

 

Burial:
Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial
Colleville-sur-Mer
Departement du Calvados
Basse-Normandie, France
Plot G Row 1 Grave 33

 

     

Grave marker for

John J. Jacobs

Photo by

John Tomawski

and

Andreia Lino

 

 

 

 

 


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