Harold Kretzer

World War II
Service #37116421
Unit66th Bomber Squadron, 44th Bomber Group, Heavy
RankTechnical Sergeant U.S. Army Air Forces
Entered Service From Minnesota
Date of DeathAugust 1 1943
Tablets of the Missing
Air Medal
Distinguished Flying Cross
Purple Heart
Distinguished Flying Cross, Air Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster, Purple Heart

Through the work of the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency, the remains of Technical Sergeant Harold Kretzer were accounted for in 2022. His name is permanently inscribed on the “Tablets of the Missing” at the Cambridge 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.