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: Ardennes
Location: 6.366227 Lon. 50.781509 Lat.
Forest 2 miles SW of Merode Germany
At Sea Loss: No
Source: X-File pg 8/26
Approx Date(s) Death: 11/01/1944 - 11/28/1944
Remains: Crushed skull. Missing: R/Radius & Ulna, L/Ulna, L/Fibula, R/Clavicle
Dental Chart Available: Yes
Estimated Height: 6' 4
Branch of Service: Ground
Location Mgrs: wF-036435
Found in Merode Forest by local resident.
Row/Plot Grave: V-05-104
Units in Area: 2 and 3 Bns 26/1ID in heavy fighting hre 19NOV44. Could be from attached unit. Less likely 8/4ID between 22NOV and 02DEC44.
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: 6.366227, LAT: 50.781509 on the approximated dates of death 11/01/1944 - 11/28/1944. Some unit information related to the recover location may encompass: 2 and 3 Bns 26/1ID in heavy fighting hre 19NOV44. Could be from attached unit. Less likely 8/4ID between 22NOV and 02DEC44..
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