The following information pertains to a serviceman who remains classified as Missing In Action.
Elmer E. Slaten
Service Number: O-496293
Date Missing: 11/28/1943
Unit: 1st Rescue Squadron
Branch of Service: U.S. Army Air Force
Listed On Wall/Tablet: Cambridge American Cemetery
Rosette In Place:
Recoverability Status: Possibly Recoverable
Next Steps: Aircraft crashed on an ice cap on Greenland (65 38N, 50 13W). Request IDPFs for all seven KIA; Possibly recoverable?
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