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
Michael Robert Patterson was born in Arlington and is the son of a former officer of the US Army. So it was no wonder that sooner or later his interests drew him to American history and especially to American military history. Many of his articles can be found on renowned portals like the New York Times, Washingtonpost or Wikipedia.
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