The following information pertains to a serviceman who remains classified as Missing In Action.
Alpheus P. Backus
Rank: Staff Sergeant
Service Number: 11033349
Date Missing: 11/28/1942
Unit: 32nd Bombardment Squadron 301st Bombardment Group (Heavy)
Branch of Service: U.S. Army Air Force
Listed On Wall/Tablet: North Africa American Cemetery
Rosette In Place:
Recoverability Status: More Research Needed
Next Steps: No conclusive evidence or specific details are within the MACR; more research is needed in order to determine where the aircraft went down and if any of the MIAs are recoverable.
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