Army Air Corps Library and Museum Logo

Harrison Jacobs

The following information pertains to a serviceman who remains classified as Missing In Action.

Harrison C. Jacobs
Rank: First Lieutenant
Service Number: AO-1909723
Date Missing: 12/27/1950
Unit: 25th Fighter Interceptor Squadron 51st Fighter Interceptor Group
Branch of Service: U.S. Air Force
Listed On Wall/Tablet: Honolulu Memorial
Rosette In Place:

MACR:
MACR:
A/C Type:
A/C Serial:

Recoverability Status:
Next Steps: First Lieutenant Jacobs was the pilot of a F-80C Shooting Star fighter interceptor with the 25th Fighter-Interceptor Squadron, 51st Fighter-Interceptor Group. On December 27, 1950, while on a combat mission and making a rocket pass, his aircraft was hit by two attacking MiGs 20 miles south of Kwaksan, Korea. He headed out to sea to bail out, but was taken Prisoner of War. He was presumed dead on December 31, 1953. His remains were not recovered. His name is inscribed on the Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial. ** For his leadership and valor, First Lieutenant Jacobs was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross, the Air Medal with 5 Oak Leaf Clusters, the Purple Heart, the Prisoner of War Medal, 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.



This research material on Missing In Action soldiers has been generated and compiled by the MIA Recovery Network and published in partnership with the Army Air Corps Library and Museum. This material is available so that independent historians and researchers can use this information in their studies. If you can contribute more material to this file, please CONTACT US.

We are looking for ....Photos, Morning Reports, After Action Reports and other documents. We are interested in information specific to this unit: 25th Fighter Interceptor Squadron 51st Fighter Interceptor Group in the search for Harrison Jacobs.

You can support MIA Recovery efforts and the publishing of continued research via a DONATION. Thank You.


Search MIAs Alphabetically: A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z |

Looking For Army, Navy, Marines MIAs? Search MIAs


Advertisement


Advertisement

Donations

Do you have items such as papers, photos, uniforms, gear and other artifacts? Read more about Supporting the AALCM.

Volunteers Needed

We need help with transcribing data. Personnel and group records to digital. Want to help? Contact Us

Servicemen Data

If you have any data on servicemen and units and would be like to add it to our digital library; please Contact Us



Army Air Corps Museum Insignia



Pinterest