The following information pertains to an unknown serviceman whose remains have been located and interred at a American Battle Monuments Cemetery or National Cemetery.
Burial Location: Brittany
Location: -4.5173 Lon. 48.4099 Lat.
Collected @ subordinate IP Carentan ref to 739212 France
At Sea Loss:
Approx Date(s) Death: 09/01/1943 - 09/30/1944
Remains: Adv. Decomp-GRS form #1 bottle-upper jaw missing but lower jaw and good dental chart-dental remains not assessed @ burial-skull frac. Skeletal form intact except for skull fragments no hands, no prints no cavities in lower jaw, good alignment,
Dental Chart Available: No
Estimated Height: 5'8"
Branch of Service: Unknown
conflicting statements-BTB Sept 1944 or possibly before by one statement, 1943 by another-probably collected in Sept 1944 but KIA 1943-suggests aviation loss
Row/Plot Grave: probably isolated burial Brest
Units in Area: unk if 1943 probably aviation
The recovery location is at the center of this map.
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We are looking for ....Photos, Morning Reports, After Action Reports and other documents including those of units that may have been near the coordinates LON: -4.5173, LAT: 48.4099 on the approximated dates of death 09/01/1943 - 09/30/1944. Some unit information related to the recover location may encompass: unk if 1943 probably aviation.
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