Rank and Name, Ship’s Cook First Class Ausburn Revis Edwards.
Unit/Placed in, USS Asheville (PG-21) Gun boat, United States Navy.
Ausburn is born on 13 May 1909 in Georgia.
Father, Nathan L. Edwards.
Mother, Ernestine (Harrell) Edwards.
Sister(s), Ocie B. Ethel M. and Agnes Lorene Edwards.
Brother(s), G.T. James Theron and Roy Edwards.
Ausburn enlisted the service in Georgia with service number # 2679217.
Ausburn was KIA when the USS Asheville was (presumably) was attacked by the Japanese Destroyers Arashi and Nowaki on 3 March 1942, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Good Combat Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, Expeditionary Medal, American Campaign Medal, Navy & Marine Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
Ausburn is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Walls of the missing.
Thanks to, https://www.familysearch.org/tree/person/details/L18V-1KG
Jean Louis Vijgen, ww2-Pacific.com ww2-europe.com
Air Force Info, Rolland Swank.
ABMC Website, https://abmc.gov
Marines Info, https://missingmarines.com/ Geoffrey Roecker
Seabees History Bob Smith https://seabeehf.org/
Navy Info, http://navylog.navymemorial.org
POW Info, http://www.mansell.com Dwight Rider and Wes injerd.
Philippine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/ Robert Capistrano
Navy Seal Memorial, http://www.navysealmemorials.com
Family Info, https://www.familysearch.org
Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org
Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com
Tank Destroyers, http://www.bensavelkoul.nl/
WordPress en/of Wooncommerce oplossingen, https://www.siteklusjes.nl/
Military Recovery, https://www.dpaa.mil/