William Scott

World War II
Service #O-796608
Unit68th Bomber Squadron, 44th Bomber Group, Heavy
RankSecond Lieutenant U.S. Army Air Forces
Entered Service From New Jersey
Date of DeathAugust 1 1943
Tablets of the Missing
Distinguished Flying Cross
Purple Heart
Distinguished Flying Cross, Purple Heart

Through the work of the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency, the remains of Second Lieutenant William Scott were accounted for in 2022. His name is permanently inscribed on the “Tablets of the Missing” at the 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.