The following information pertains to a serviceman who remains classified as Missing In Action.
William E. Cobane
Rank: First Lieutenant
Service Number: O-735857
Date Missing: 03/27/1944
Unit: 66th Bombardment Squadron 44th Bombardment Group (Heavy)
Branch of Service: U.S. Army Air Force
Listed On Wall/Tablet: Rhone American Cemetery
Rosette In Place:
Recoverability Status: Possibly Recoverable
Next Steps: Lost in shallow waters; Request IDPFs for all crew KIA; Possible underwater recovery efforts are needed; Remains of 2LT Baum were accounted for.
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