The following information pertains to a serviceman who remains classified as Missing In Action.
James B. Chaplin Jr.
Rank: Flight Officer
Service Number: T-003772
Date Missing: 11/17/1944
Unit: 741st Bombardment Squadron 455th Bombardment Group (Heavy)
Branch of Service: U.S. Army Air Force
Listed On Wall/Tablet: Florence American Cemetery
Rosette In Place:
Recoverability Status: More Research Needed
Next Steps: A/C crashed near 43 01N, 16 02E; Request IDPFs for all four KIAs from this crew in order to determine if any are recoverable.
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