Owen L. Buford

World War II
Service #O-801242
Unit321st Bomber Squadron, 90th Bomber Group, Heavy
RankFirst Lieutenant U.S. Army Air Forces
Entered Service From Georgia
Date of DeathFebruary 29 1944
Walls of the Missing
Air Medal
Purple Heart
Air Medal, Purple Heart - R

1LT Buford's remains were recovered and interred at Arlington National Cemetery. His name is permanently inscribed on the Tablets of the Missing at the Manila American Cemetery and Memorial.

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.