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: North Africa
Location: -9.271 Lon. 32.2455 Lat.
At Sea Loss: Yes
Approx Date(s) Death: 11/08/1942 - 03/26/1943
Remains: mostly intact, tooth chart,had been in water for some time, dental restoration
Dental Chart Available: Yes
Estimated Height: 6'0"
Branch of Service:
poss USN but also assoc with Bridges, John C 14030002 9th ID
wearing pajama trousers, no other indication of service, washed ashore near Safi, 4 Mi S of city 14030002Bridges,JohnC
Burial: El Alia Cemetery,Algiers,Algeria
Row/Plot Grave: 12C-7-74
Units in Area: 9th ID
The recovery location is at the center of this map.
This research material on unidentified soldiers has been generated and compiled by the MIA Recovery Network and published in partnership with the Sons of Liberty Museum. This material is available so that independent historians and researchers can use this information in their studies. If you can contribute more material to this file, please CONTACT US.
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: -9.271, LAT: 32.2455 on the approximated dates of death 11/08/1942 - 03/26/1943. Some unit information related to the recover location may encompass: 9th ID.
You can support MIA Recovery Efforts and the publishing of continued research via a DONATION. Thank You.
Do you have items such as papers, photos, uniforms, gear, guns, weapons and other artifacts? Read more and Support Us.
If you have any data on units and those who served we would be interested in adding it to our digital project-library; please Contact Us
One way we promote public education of military history is through our exhibits. View some pictures of recent Exhibits.
Copyright, 2019, Sons Of Liberty Museum, Inc.,
All Rights Reserved