The following information pertains to a serviceman who remains classified as Missing In Action.
Rank: Staff Sergeant
Service Number: 39169382
Date Missing: 03/11/1945
Unit: 879th Bombardment Squadron 499th Bombardment Group (Very Heavy)
Branch of Service: U.S. Army Air Force
Listed On Wall/Tablet: Honolulu Memorial
Rosette In Place:
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