Case File: Harvey Eugene Whitacre - 4788DMNM
Harvey Eugene Whitacre
Physical Description** Listed information is from the time of disappearance.
Clothing & Personal Items
Circumstances of Disappearance
Eugene went into Albuquerque, N.M. to go bowling. He was secretary of his bowling league and carrying $400 in team funds. He was stationed at Sandia Base, New Mexico. He was a corporal attached to the special weapons project (nuclear). He was on a pass to leave the base. He never returned to the base. He was and is, still considered AWOL. The day after his disappearance, police found an army cap, necktie, a pair of thick lensed eyeglasses, and a blood stained shirt with 2 slashes in the back. These items were found in a narrow backstreet near the bowling alley. They were identified as belonging to Cpl. Whitacre. Eugene Whitacre was a non-smoker and non-drinker. He was known as a very responsible fellow and this was very uncharacteristic of him not to show up back at the base. Foul play is suspected. His body has never been found. The FBI searched for him, questioned his brothers and sisters back home in Indiana. No one had heard from him since a letter to his sister, Rose, dated June 23rd, 1947.
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