Richard W. Horrigan

World War II
Service #O-832951
Unit22nd Fighter Squadron, 36th Fighter Group
RankFirst Lieutenant U.S. Army Air Forces
Entered Service From West Virginia
Date of DeathApril 19 1945
Tablets of the Missing
Air Medal
Distinguished Flying Cross
Distinguished Flying Cross, Air Medal with 3 Oak Leaf Clusters

Through the work of the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency, the remains of First Lieutenant Richard W. Horrigan were accounted for in 2021. His name is permanently inscribed on the “Tablets of the Missing” at the Henri-Chapelle 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.