The following information pertains to a serviceman who remains classified as Missing In Action.
John T. Purvis
Rank: Staff Sergeant
Service Number: 34792592
Date Missing: 11/11/1944
Unit: 344th Bombardment Squadron 98th Bombardment Group (Heavy)
Branch of Service: U.S. Army Air Force
Listed On Wall/Tablet: Florence American Cemetery
Rosette In Place:
Recoverability Status: More Research Needed
Next Steps: No conclusive evidence is located within the MACR; Remains of 1LT Howell and TSGT Hagan were accounted for; Request IDPFs for all 10 KIAs to see if others can be recovered.
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