Joe A. Vinyard

World War II
Service #34364280
Unit774th Tank Battalion
RankCorporal U.S. Army
Entered Service From Tennessee
Date of DeathApril 18 1946
Tablets of the Missing
Purple Heart
Purple Heart

Through the work of the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency, the remains of Corporal Joe A. Vinyard were accounted for in 2022. His name is permanently inscribed on the “Tablets of the Missing” at the Netherlands 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.