The following information pertains to a serviceman who remains classified as Missing In Action.
James F. Babcock
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Service Number: O-692637
Date Missing: 09/14/1944
Unit: 12th Photographic Squadron 3rd Photographic Reconnaissance Group
Branch of Service: U.S. Army Air Force
Listed On Wall/Tablet: Florence American Cemetery
Rosette In Place:
Recoverability Status: More Research Needed
Next Steps: No conclusive evidence within the MACR; Request IDPF; Research records at foreign archives
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