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: 11.0474 Lon. 35.5233 Lat.
At Sea Loss: Yes
Approx Date(s) Death: 03/06/1944 - 05/01/1944
Remains: described as a "negro who had been several months in the water".US uniform but no ID, complete less skull and lower right leg, both hands
Dental Chart Available: No
Estimated Height: 6'1"
Branch of Service: Ground
Location Mgrs: at sea 2 mi. north of Mahdia, Hi-Boun
first buried by French on site of recovery, sketch pg. 33. five (5) rings in per effects
Burial: Tunis Cemetery, Tunis, Tunisia
Row/Plot Grave: A-20-394
Units in Area: btb from Daniel Chester French sinking
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: 11.0474, LAT: 35.5233 on the approximated dates of death 03/06/1944 - 05/01/1944. Some unit information related to the recover location may encompass: btb from Daniel Chester French sinking.
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