George R. Lingenfelter

World War II
Service #3516804
UnitHeadquarters Squadron, U.S. Army Air Forces China-Burma-India
RankStaff Sergeant U.S. Army Air Forces
Entered Service From Indiana
Date of DeathDecember 20 1942
Walls of the Missing
Purple Heart
Purple Heart

Staff Sgt. Lingenfelter was initially listed as Missing in Action with Dec 12, 1945 as an Administrative Date of Death. Following the war, his remains were recovered and he was interred in Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va. His name is permanently engraved on the Walls of the Missing at Manila 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.