John G. Putnam

World War II
Service #35242751
Unit351st Infantry Regiment, 88th Infantry Division
RankPrivate U.S. Army
Entered Service From Indiana
Date of DeathOctober 24 1944
Tablets of the Missing
Purple Heart
Purple Heart

Pvt. Putnam was initially listed as Missing in Action. Following the war, his remains were recovered and identified. He is buried in a private cemetery in Indiana. His name is permanently inscribed on the Tablets of the Missing at Florence 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.