The following information pertains to a serviceman who remains classified as Missing In Action.
Ben L. Backstrom
Rank: Staff Sergeant
Service Number: 39191641
Date Missing: 03/19/1944
Unit: 740th Bombardment Squadron 455th Bombardment Group (Heavy)
Branch of Service: U.S. Army Air Force
Listed On Wall/Tablet: Sicily-Rome American Cemetery
Rosette In Place:
Recoverability Status: No Further Pursuit
Next Steps: Lost at sea around 42 05N, 15 25E;
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