The following information pertains to a serviceman who remains classified as Missing In Action.
Howard R. Butcher
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Service Number: O-804608
Date Missing: 03/26/1944
Unit: 352nd Bombardment Squadron 301st Bombardment Group (Heavy)
Branch of Service: U.S. Army Air Force
Listed On Wall/Tablet: Florence American Cemetery
Rosette In Place:
Recoverability Status: Possibly Recoverable
Next Steps: Two of the six KIA were recovered; Possibly washed ashore?; Request IDPFs for all six KIA in order to determine if any of the four others are recoverable.
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