James A. Deeds

World War II
Service #O-730399
Unit345th Bomber Squadron, 98th Bomber Group, Heavy
RankFirst Lieutenant U.S. Army Air Forces
Entered Service From California
Date of DeathAugust 1 1943
Tablets of the Missing
Air Medal
Distinguished Flying Cross
Purple Heart
Distinguished Flying Cross, Air Medal, Purple Heart

Through the work of the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency, the remains of 1st Lieutenant James A. Deeds were accounted for in 2023. His name is permanently inscribed on the “Tablets of the Missing” at the 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.