|Nearly 75 years after being reported missing, local World War II solider’s remains identified
|By Brianna Stephens
Advocate Associate Editor
The family of Army Pfc. Jacob W. Givens, a Mt. Sterling World War II soldier whose remains were recently identified, said they are thankful to have closure nearly 75 years after he was reported missing in action.
“This is a day we thought would never come,” Judi Calhoun of Prestonsburg said.She is Givens’ granddaughter.
“It’s exciting for our family. It’s something that you don’t expect,” she added.
Gov. Matt Bevin recognized Givens’...