Franklin C. Jacob

"We learned discipline, respect for authority, loyalty..."

Franklin C. Jacob
Date of Birth:  9/23/18
Branch of Service:  Army
Dates of Service:  September, 1941 to December, 1945
Location of Military Service:  CBI Theater

Mr. Jacob served with the 173rd QM Battalion in the CBI Theater during World War II.  He achieved the rank of Captain.  He attended Officer Candidate School and came out as a second Lieutenant in the 478 Quartermaster Battalion.  In 1943, he was sent on the Navy transport ship, "USS Hermitage" to the CBI Theater.  From Calcutta, he was transported by rail to Ledo.  He operated at the airfields and was responsible for the supply lines of food, gasoline, and oil.  He achieved the rank of Captain.