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Jacob Louis Pawer, Jr.
Lieutenant (jg), United States Navy
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I am signing in for my mother, Eyvonne Grace Pawer Geise. 47 years after her brother JACOB LOUIS PAWER, JR. was reported missing in action, he was finally laid to rest in Arlington National Cemetary. This was a very special act of memoriam for Jacob's family. Thank you.

Bethanne Welson, Appleton, Wisconsin, July 2000.


Jacob Louis Pawer, Jr., Appleton, Wisconsin. Born September 12, 1923.  Lieutenant Junior Grade, U.S. Navy. Non-hostile Death.  Died July 12, 1953 in Korea. Lieutenant Junior Grade Pawer served with the US Navy in Korea. He died of other causes in Korea on July 12, 1953. For his leadership and valor, Lieutenant Junior Grade Pawer was awarded the Bronze Star.
Jacob Louis Pawer, Jr.

Appleton, Wisconsin
Born September 12, 1923
Lieutenant Junior Grade, U.S. Navy
Service Number 452883
Missing in Action - Presumed Dead
Died July 12, 1953 in Korea

Lieutenant Junior Grade Pawer was the pilot of an AD-4N Skyraider dive bomber with Attack Squadron 155 aboard the aircraft carrier USS PRINCETON (CV-37).

On July 12, 1953, while flying on an anti-submarine patrol cover, he made a practice rocket run and crashed into a hillside.

For his leadership and valor, Lieutenant Junior Grade Pawer was awarded the Bronze Star, the Purple Heart, the Combat Action Ribbon, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Korean Presidential Unit Citation and the Republic of Korea War Service Medal.


Pawer, Jacob L Jr
Born 12 September 1923
Died 12 July 1953
US Navy, Lieutenant (jg)
Residence Huntington Beach, California
Section Memorial F, Grave 25-3
Buried 12 July 1953


Posted: 29 July 2000 Updated: 2 December 2001  Updated: 16 September 2005
Bronze Star Medal
 Puprle Heart Medal