The following information pertains to a serviceman who remains classified as Missing In Action.
Thayer L. Farthing
Rank: Staff Sergeant
Service Number: 18128667
Date Missing: 12/08/1942
Unit: 440th Bombardment Squadron 319th Bombardment Group (Medium)
Branch of Service: U.S. Army Air Force
Listed On Wall/Tablet: Cambridge American Cemetery
Rosette In Place:
Recoverability Status: More Research Needed
Next Steps: No conclusive evidence found within the MACR; Need clarification on the route flown in order to determine if aircraft may have crashed over water or land; Request IDPFs for all crew KIA.
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