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News | Sept. 11, 2017

Airman Missing Form World War II Accounted For (Davis, R.)

Army Air Forces Staff Sgt. Roy F. Davis, missing from World War II, has now been accounted for.

On March 12, 1944, Davis was a member of the 13th Bombardment Squadron, 3rd Bombardment Group, as one of two crewmembers aboard an A-20G Havoc bomber that failed to return to base in northeastern New Guinea after attacking enemy targets on the island.

Interment services are pending; a formal notification will be released 7-10 days prior to scheduled funeral services.

Davis' name is recorded on the Walls of the Missing at an American Battle Monuments Commission site along with the others who are missing from World War II. A rosette will be placed next to his name to indicate he has been accounted for.

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