John H. Liekhus

World War II
Service #O-761138
Unit323rd Bomber Squadron, 91st Bomber Group, Heavy
RankFirst Lieutenant U.S. Army Air Forces
Entered Service From California
Date of DeathNovember 2 1944
Tablets of the Missing
Air Medal
Air Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster

Through the work of the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency, the remains of 1st Lt. John H. Liekhus were accounted for in 2017. His name is permanently inscribed in the “Courts of the Missing” at the Honolulu 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.