The following information pertains to a serviceman who remains classified as Missing In Action.
James A. Bean
Rank: Staff Sergeant
Service Number: 17161628
Date Missing: 11/29/1943
Unit: 338th Bombardment Squadron 96th Bombardment Group (Heavy)
Branch of Service: U.S. Army Air Force
Listed On Wall/Tablet: Cambridge American Cemetery
Rosette In Place:
Recoverability Status: More Research Needed
Next Steps: Not much information included within the MACR; Research records at NARA; Research foreign records to see if this A/C crashed on land or shallow waters
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