The following information pertains to a serviceman who remains classified as Missing In Action.
Walter T. Baines
Service Number: 33581332
Date Missing: 04/16/1944
Unit: 815th Bombardment Squadron 483rd Bombardment Group (Heavy)
Branch of Service: U.S. Army Air Force
Listed On Wall/Tablet: Sicily-Rome American Cemetery
Rosette In Place:
Recoverability Status: Recoverable
Next Steps: One surviving crew member stated that the five MIAs from this crew were taken prisoner by the Albanians and handed over to the Germans; Request IDPFs for all five MIAs
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