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2nd Lt. John J. Fortune - MIA

Mandan, ND
County: Morton
World War II - MIA
Date of Disappearance: March 24, 1944 / Age: 23
Branch of Service: Air Force
Company/Division: 721st Bomber Squadron, 450th Bomber Group, Heavy

Died while in MIA status.

Memorialized at Florence American Cemetery. Received Purple Heart and Air Medal awards.