The following information pertains to a serviceman who remains classified as Missing In Action.
Cecil R. Bates
Service Number: O-796282
Date Missing: 08/07/1944
Unit: 783rd Bombardment Squadron 465th Bombardment Group (Heavy)
Branch of Service: U.S. Army Air Force
Listed On Wall/Tablet: Netherlands American Cemetery
Rosette In Place:
Recoverability Status: Recoverable
Next Steps: Request IDPFs for all crew KIA; Recommend for an Award
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