Francis G. McDowell

World War II
Service #O-728697
RankFirst Lieutenant, U.S. Army Air Forces
Unit531st Bomber Squadron, 380th Bomber Group, Heavy
Entered Service From
Date of DeathDecember 19, 1945
Memorialized Walls of the Missing
Manila American Cemetery
Taguig City, Philippines

1st Lt. McDowell's remains were recovered in 1973.

rosetta medal
When an individual’s remains have been accounted for by the U.S. Department of Defense, a rosette is placed next to the name on the Wall/Tablet/Court of the Missing to mark that the person now rests in a known gravesite.