Lt Milton Chadwick Jacobs

Lt Milton Chadwick Jacobs

Marshall, Harrison County, Texas, USA
Death 9 Apr 1945 (aged 27)
At Sea
Cenotaph Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA

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Lt. Milton Chadwick Jacobs was the first born child of Milton Grady Jacobs and Veta Binford. Born in Marshall, Texas, he grew up in several Texas towns. In 1940, he was a midshipman at the US Naval Academy and resided in Bancroft Hall. He graduated in 1941, and married Nancy Ann L Johnson on November 22, 1942 in Vancouver, Clark County, Washington.

During the war, he was stationed aboard the USS Yorktown. He went missing in action on April 9, 1945. His name is inscribed on the Tablets of the Missing, Court 3. Lt. Jacobs was the recipient of the Distinguished Flying Cross, Purple Heart, Air Medal, American Campaign Medal, World War II Victory Medal and Combat Action Medal.

He was survived by his wife, parents and three brothers, Robert A Jacobs, Edmond Niel Benford Jacobs and Grady Alan Jacobs; and two sisters, Joyce Elaine and Gloria Nell Jacobs.

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Gravesite Details Entered the service from Texas.

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  • Find A Grave Memorial 56111819
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Lt Milton Chadwick Jacobs (15 Oct 1917–9 Apr 1945), Find A Grave Memorial no. 56111819, citing Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA ; Maintained by War Graves (contributor 6) .