The following information pertains to a serviceman who remains classified as Missing In Action.
Vernon M. Elsworth
Service Number: 39141487
Date Missing: 02/05/1945
Unit: 781st Bombardment Squadron 465th Bombardment Group (Heavy)
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: Remains of 2LT Arthur Silver were accounted for; Request IDPFs for all crew KIA to determine if any others are recoverable.
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