The following information pertains to a serviceman who remains classified as Missing In Action.
James E. Butler
Rank: First Lieutenant
Service Number: O-431382
Date Missing: 01/15/1943
Unit: 49th Fighter Squadron 14th Fighter Group
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: Not much information in the MACR; Remains of 2LT Kirschke, 1LT Little, & 2LT Snyder were recovered; Request IDPFs for all 11 airmen
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