The following information pertains to a serviceman who remains classified as Missing In Action.
Ralph R. Bender
Rank: Staff Sergeant
Service Number: 39851183
Date Missing: 1944-03-03 00:00:00.0
Unit: 710th Bombardment Squadron 447th Bombardment Group (Heavy)
Branch of Service: U.S. Army Air Force
Listed On Wall/Tablet: Netherlands American Cemetery
Rosette In Place:
Recoverability Status: Possibly Recoverable
Next Steps: Aircraft collided with a B-17 from the 94th BG (MACR # 2794); Remains of 4 airmen from that crew were accounted for. Request IDPFs for all KIAs from bother crew to determine if any of the other 16 are recoverable.
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