The following information pertains to a serviceman who remains classified as Missing In Action.
Ralph Blakely Jr.
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Service Number: O-720142
Date Missing: 12/29/1944
Unit: 719th Bombardment Squadron 449th 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: Most likely lost at sea; A/C last seen around 43 15N, 15 05E
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