Albert M. Jackson

Tampa Bay Times
03 Dec 1944, Sun,  Main Edition,  Page 3
Company B, 25th Armored Engineer Battalion Unit History
12th Nov: The 3rd Platoon completed a 36 foot treadway bridge just south of Baudrecourt at 0900. Another job was in sight and the platoon moved north.
Company was with the 3rd Platoon and stopped columns just East of Baudrecourt. The resistance both ground and artillery was too heavy to move to the bridge site. While stopped at this point 8 shells landed within 5 feet of Captain Wolfe, Lt. Macklin of Company C, and Lt. Bodell of the 3rd Platoon. Tec 5 Jackson, the company commanders peep driver was killed by these shells. The 3rd Platoon remained in this position until night.
Lt. Schlenk took over the 1st Platoon. With their squads, Sgt. Balls and Powell finished the removal of a mine field which was gapped by the 1st Platoon on the day before. They removed about 130 Regal mines. Sgt. Gilbert also of the 2nd Platoon checked the bridge at Han-sur-Nied for anymore mines and for time bombs.
The Company stayed in the same area East of Luppy
Tampa Bay Times,
13 Dec 1940, Fri,  Other Editions,  Page 10

Albert M. Jackson

Service # 14081268

Technician Fifth Grade, U.S. Army

25th Engineer Battalion, 6th Armored Division

Entered Service From: Florida

Date of Death: November 12, 1944

Buried: Plot A Row 23 Grave 19

Lorraine American Cemetery

St Avold, France

Awards: Purple Heart, Silver Star