The following information pertains to a serviceman who remains classified as Missing In Action.
Willard M. Cornelius
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Service Number: O-700799
Date Missing: 05/12/1944
Unit: 722nd Bombardment Squadron 450th 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: A/C seen to crash at 42 21N, 11 11E. Remains of SSGTs Nally and Payne were accounted for. Possible underwater recover may be needed in shallow waters.
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