The following information pertains to a serviceman who remains classified as Missing In Action.
Richard J. Castillo
Rank: First Lieutenant
Service Number: O-704162
Date Missing: 07/08/1944
Unit: 514th Bombardment Squadron 376th Bombardment Group (Heavy)
Branch of Service: U.S. Army Air Force
Listed On Wall/Tablet: Florence American Cemetery
Rosette In Place:
Recoverability Status: No Further Pursuit
Next Steps: Most likely lost at sea around 42 20N, 16 23E
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