Ora H. Sharninghouse Jr.

World War II
Service #7232273
UnitUnited States Naval Reserve
RankAviation Ordnanceman Second Class U.S. Navy
Entered Service From Ohio
Date of DeathSeptember 9 1945
Walls of the Missing
Purple Heart
Purple Heart

Through the work of the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency, the remains of Petty Officer Sharninghouse were accounted for in 2017. His name remains permanently inscribed 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.