William F. Kahn

World War II
Service #O-732936
Unit531st Bomber Squadron, 380th Bomber Group, Heavy
RankSecond Lieutenant U.S. Army Air Forces
Entered Service From California
Date of DeathJuly 10 1943
Walls of the Missing
Purple Heart
Silver Star
Silver Star, Purple Heart

2nd Lt. Kahn was initially listed as missing in action. Following the war his remains were recovered and repatriated to the U.S. He is buried in San Francisco National Cemetery. His name is permanently engraved 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.