John W. Ropp

World War II
Service #19056758
Unit2nd Observation Squadron
RankPrivate U.S. Army Air Forces
Entered Service From California
Date of DeathJuly 28 1942
Walls of the Missing

Through the work of the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency, the remains of Private John W. Ropp were accounted for in 2022. His name is permanently inscribed on the “Walls of the Missing” at the 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.