Tec4. Harold Jacobsen        

 

Mil# 32641227

Enlisted: 23 November 1942, New York City

 C. Company 643rd TD BN.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Born: 7 March 1922     Place: Saratoga, NY

Died: 30 November 1999   Place: Richmond, Staten Island, New York

Buried: Ocean Park Cemetery, Staten Island, New York

 

Wife: Alice Jacobsen (Olsen)   Married: 23 June 1951

Children: Douglas, Randi, Laura, Renee and Chris

 

Father: Gunner Jacobsen   Mother: Gunhild Jacobsen (Halvorsen)

Brothers: Arnold, Rolf, Arthur and Herbert     Sister: Lillie

 

 

Awards

 

European African Middle Eastern Service Medal

Battle Stars"Ardennes-Rhineland-Central Europe"

 

 

 

Info/Pictures received from; Randi Loncle (Daughter)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Destroyed German Panther Tank

 

Harold and Harry Berg

 

"Jacobsen Boys"

(L-R) Harold, Herbert, Arthur, Ralph and Arnold

 

Harold and Alice Wedding picture

 

 

 

     

 

     

Harold and 3 of his brothers served during WWII  ... His brother Arthur was KIA on June 24th. near the City of Cherbourg (France). Arthur was a member of the 4th Infantry Division, 12th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Battalion, E-Company. He is Buried on American Military Cemetery in Normandy (France).
 

Herbert Jacobsen, he served with the Army Engineers  ... exact unit unknown.

Rolf Jacobsen serving in 1944 in a Military Police Unit. On dec 7th 1945 shipped out on the Santa Cruz for sea duty. Honorable Discharge on March 25th 1946.

 

 

 

 

 

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