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Jacob Noel Fritzfeveridge

Date of birth: September 28, 1981
Date of death: Died in Captivity as a POW: January 20, 2007
Burial location: Falls City, Nebraska
Place of Birth: Nebraska, Falls City
Home of record: Verdon Nebraska
Status: POW

Jacob Fritz graduated from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, Class of 2005.


Prisoner of War Medal

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Awarded for actions during the Global War on Terror

Lieutenant (Infantry) Jacob Noel Fritz, United States Army, was captured by Armed Iraqi gunmen on 20 January 2007, while serving with the 2nd Battalion, 377th Parachute Field Artillery Regiment, 25th Infantry Division, in support of Operation IRAQI FREEDOM, and was executed the same day while being held as a Prisoner of War.

Action Date: January 20, 2007 - January 20, 2007

Service: Army

Rank: First Lieutenant

Division: Prisoner of War (Iraq)