Jacob Hillary Queener was the son of Millard F. and Martha Queener of Campbell County, Tennessee.

He enlisted in the US Army Air Corps on December 3, 1943 at Camp Shelby, Mississippi and was promoted to the rank of Private First Class.

133rd Engineer C Battalion, 5th Division, Company B

Prior to his enlistment he was a skilled worker in the mines and a mining-machine operator.

He is buried at Bakers Forge Memorial Cemetery, Campbell County, Tennessee.

The Knoxville Journal, March 1, 1945
Pfc. Jacob Queener, 28, son of Mr. and Mrs. Miljard F. Queener, of LaFollette, was killed in action Feb. 28 with General Patton’s Third Army, the War Department has notified his parents. Private Queener entered service in 1941, and went overseas in September, 1944. Besides his parents, he is survived by a brother in service, Pfc. William Queener.

  • Rank: Private First Class
  • Date of birth:
  • 21 November 1916
  • Date of death: 8 February 1945
  • County: Campbell
  • Hometown: Lafollette
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 133rd Engineer Combat Battalion, 5th Division
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Bakers Forge Memorial Cemetery, Campbell County, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar VII, Middle Panel
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