Jerome E JacobsPrivate First Class
335TH AHC, 268TH AVN BN, 17TH AVN GROUP, 1 AVN BDE
Army of the United States
25 December 1948 - 05 May 1968
Bayonne, New Jersey
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I ask my friends to remember another crew from the 335th AHC who were killed May 5, 1968.
CW-2 Bobby Ray Williams, WO-1 Richard G. Lewis, SP5 Glenn T. Fey, and PFC Jerome E. Jacobs were killed when their UH-1B gunship was hit with a B-40 rocket up near Bong Song. They were low level in a heavy and where unable to jettison the rocket pods before they hit the ground.
I usually flew the aircraft and would have been Aircraft Commander, but for some unknown reason was switched to a different aircraft and mission the night before.
Few days go by that I don't think of these guys, forever heroes in my mind.
All respects... my father spoke highly of you...
From his nephew,
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With all respect
Jim Schueckler, former CW2, US Army
Ken Davis, Commander, United States Navy (Ret)
Memorial first published on 29 May 1998
Last updated 11/13/2010