Date of birth: 4 June 1942 Date of casualty: 22 June 1968 Home of record: Fresno, California Branch and Rank: Army, Captain, Field Artillery Unit Commander Unit: Americal Division, 3rd Battalion, 16th Artillery, A Battery Awards: National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal, Purple Heart Location of name on the Vietnam Wall: 55W, 18
Location of service: South Vietnam, Quang Nam province Died through hostile action - air crash on land.
Schools attended: Milwaukie High School, University of Oregon Burial location: Lincoln Memorial Mausoleum, Portland, Oregon Memorials: Vietnam Veterans Memorial (Washington, DC), Oregon Vietnam Veterans Memorial (Portland), Gold Star War Memorial – Milwaukie High School
The Oregonian, Thursday, June 27, 1968 War Claims NW Soldier LONGVIEW (Special) – Capt. Warner Craig Jacobson, 26, Longview, Wash., was killed in Vietnam June 22 when the military aircraft in which he was riding was struck by automatic weapons fire. He was a U.S. Army battery commander with Battery ‘A’, Third Battalion, 16th Group of the American Division. He was a 1960 graduate of Milwaukie Union High School, and a 1964 graduate of University of Oregon. He spent 13 months in Korea before being assigned to the Vietnam theater. He is survived by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. George C. Jacobson, a brother, Scott, and a sister Ann, all Longview. Funeral will be announced with Capt. Jacobson’s body has been returned to this country.
The Oregonian, Tuesday, July 2, 1968 JACOBSON – Capt. Warner Craig, age 26, of 2117 Cascade Way, Longview, Wn., June 22 in Vietnam; son of Mr. and Mrs. Con Jacobson of Longview, brother of Scott A. and Ann, both of Longview, grandson of Mrs. Mary O. Scillian of Waco, Texas; James E. Jacobson of Ogden, Utah. Full military services Wednesday, 1 p.m., at McVICKER’S CHAPEL ON THE HILL, Kelso. Interment Lincoln Memorial Mausoleum, Portland.