Congressional Medal of Honor Society
Stories of Sacrifice
World War II - Unknown
Unknown Soldier of United States
- Conflict/Era: World War II
- Military Service Branch: Unknown
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AN ACT To authorize the President to award the Medal of Honor to the unknown American who lost his life while serving overseas in the armed forces of the United States during the Second World War.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America assembled, That the President is hereby authorized and directed to award, in the name of Congress, a Medal of Honor to the unknown American who lost his life while serving overseas in the armed forces of the United States during the Second World War, and who will lie buried in the Memorial Amphitheater of the National Cemetery at Arlington, Virginia, as authorized by the Act of June 24, 1946, Public Law 429, Seventy-ninth Congress. Approved March 9, 1948, Public Law 438, Eightieth Congress.
- Awarded Posthumously: Yes
- Buried: Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA