Albert Acampora

World War II
Service # 21330533
Unit716th Bomber Squadron, 449th Bomber Group, Heavy
RankStaff Sergeant U.S. Army Air Forces
Entered Service From Connecticut
Date of DeathFebruary 28 1945
Tablets of the Missing
Air Medal
Purple Heart
Purple Heart, Air Medal

Staff Sgt. Acampora was initially listed as missing in action. After the war, his remains were recovered and Identified. His name is permanently inscribed on the Tablets of the Missing at Florence American Cemetery.

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.