The following information pertains to a serviceman who remains classified as Missing In Action.
John R. Biles
Rank: First Lieutenant
Service Number: O-710420
Date Missing: 01/20/1945
Unit: 830th Bombardment Squadron 485th Bombardment Group (Heavy)
Branch of Service: U.S. Army Air Force
Listed On Wall/Tablet: Sicily-Rome American Cemetery
Rosette In Place:
Recoverability Status: More Research Needed
Next Steps: Remains of 2LT Regnier & SSGT Peters were recovered; Request their IDPFs along with the IDPFs for the eight MIAs in order to determine if any others are recoverable.
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