James Litherland

World War II
Service #O-741917
Unit359th Bomber Squadron, 303rd Bomber Group, Heavy
RankSecond Lieutenant U.S. Army Air Forces
Entered Service From Pennsylvania
Date of DeathFebruary 28 1944
Tablets of the Missing
Air Medal
Air Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster

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