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: 6.34926 Lon. 50.69736 Lat.
At Sea Loss: No
Source: X-File pg 27/46
Approx Date(s) Death: 11/01/1944 - 11/30/1944
Remains: One leg bone: L/femur, R/clavicle, (2) vertebrae
Dental Chart Available: No
Estimated Height: UTD
Branch of Service: Ground
Location Mgrs: 3/F-0234
AGRS Unit: CIP Zone 1/ Aachen Det FFC
Found on ground in heavily mined area. I.D tag found w/remains: Pfc Norbert F. Potempa, 36657108, 12th Inf regt 4th Div.. KIA 12 Nov 1944. Two nearby recoveries id'd as 12th Inf. Regt.
Row/Plot Grave: GG-9-124/ Y-6-126
Units in Area: 12th Inf Regt 4th ID
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: 6.34926, LAT: 50.69736 on the approximated dates of death 11/01/1944 - 11/30/1944. Some unit information related to the recover location may encompass: 12th Inf Regt 4th ID.
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