The following information pertains to a serviceman who remains classified as Missing In Action.
Ralph W. Crawford
Rank: Staff Sergeant
Service Number: 35258173
Date Missing: 08/22/1943
Unit: 438th Bombardment Squadron 319th Bombardment Group (Medium)
Branch of Service: U.S. Army Air Force
Listed On Wall/Tablet: Sicily-Rome American Cemetery
Rosette In Place:
Recoverability Status: More Research Needed
Next Steps: No conclusive evidence found within the MACR; Co-pilot 1LT Bonte survived; Request IDPFs for all crew KIA to determine if others are recoverable.
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