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The Globe Gazette
Mason City, Cerro Gordo County, Iowa
Saturday, September 12, 1942

Parachutist Now Sergeant

CLEAR LAKE -- Bynum C. JACOBSEN, who is at Camp Elliott, San Diego, Cal, was advanced to the rank of sergeant Sep., 1, it was learned Friday.

He writes his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Chris JACOBSEN, 119 West Benton street, that he is literally "on the jump" from 7 o'clock in the morning until 8 o'clock in the evening seven days a week but hopes to have a five day furlough soon. Sergeant JACOBSEN is a parachute jumpber and finds the work thrilling.

His present address is Sgt. Bynum C. JACOBSEN, U.S.M.C.; H.Q. wnd Parachute Btln., Camp Elliott, Cal.

Transcription by Sharon R. Becker, March of 2011



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