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Aircraftman 2nd Class Alec Jacobs was an English airman of the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve who died during the Second World War.

He was born in London, the son of Judah and Fanny Jacobs.

Aged 23, Jacobs died on 1 June 1945 while a prisoner of war at Sandakan Number 2 Camp, where he had been moved to during the Sandakan 'death marches'. He had been captured at Java while serving with 211 Squadron, and was reported by Japanese authorities to have succumbed to acute enteritis.

He has no known grave and is commemorated by the Singapore Memorial.

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