Airman Nathan Eugene Jackson was a crew member of the aircraft carrier USS LEYTE (CV-32) being refitted at the Boston Navy Yard. He was killed by an explosion and fire in the port catapult machinery room aboard ship.

Buried at Fairview Cemetery, Jonesboro, TN.

  • Rank: Airman
  • Date of birth:
  • 26 June 1932
  • Date of death: 16 October 1953
  • County: Washington
  • Hometown: Jonesboro
  • Service Branch: Navy
  • Division/Assignment: USS LEYTE (CV-32)
  • Conflict: Korean War
  • Awards: National Defense Service Medal
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Fairview Cemetery, Jonesboro, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XXI, Bottom Panel
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