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: Rhone
Location: 6.762 Lon. 43.4249 Lat.
Detailed Map in X-File Page 19/26
At Sea Loss: Yes; USS LST #282
Approx Date(s) Death: 11/01/1944 - 11/30/1944
Remains: Fragments of skull; 1/2 distal of R/Humerus; Prox. 1/2 R/Ulna & Radius; R/Pelvis; Shafts of L/R Femurs.
Dental Chart Available: No
Estimated Height: UTD
Branch of Service: Armor
Around Nov 1944
Recovered from a tank with 803rd Tank Destroyer BN Markings. Associated with SGT Melvin C. Anderson, 37153333 37153333
Row/Plot Grave: EE-3-53
Units in Area: Assessment. 803rd TD 28NOV-07DEC. 5 MIA 25NOV 803rd TD. No other 803rd MIA in NOV44. Two 803rd TD MIA 05 DED44. Unit AAR reports Anderson MIA 23NOV amd KIA 25NOV
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: 6.762, LAT: 43.4249 on the approximated dates of death 11/01/1944 - 11/30/1944. Some unit information related to the recover location may encompass: Assessment. 803rd TD 28NOV-07DEC. 5 MIA 25NOV 803rd TD. No other 803rd MIA in NOV44. Two 803rd TD MIA 05 DED44. Unit AAR reports Anderson MIA 23NOV amd KIA 25NOV.
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