Thomas D. McNamara

World War II
Service #37075129
Unit321st Bomber Squadron, 90th Bomber Group, Heavy
RankStaff Sergeant U.S. Army Air Forces
Entered Service From Missouri
Date of DeathDecember 1 1943
Walls of the Missing
Purple Heart
Purple Heart

Staff Sgt. McNamara was initially listed as missing in action with Jan. 22, 1946 as his Administrative Date of Death. His remains were later recovered and repatriated to the U.S. for burial. 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.