Jacob Louis Pawer, Jr.
Lieutenant (jg), United States Navy
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.
Welson, Appleton, Wisconsin, July 2000.
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.
Posted: 29 July 2000 Updated: 2 December 2001 Updated: 16 September 2005