Rank and Name, Machinist’s Mate Third Class Josephus Marion Asher II.
Unit/Placed in, USS Corvina (SS-226) Submarine, United States Navy.
Josephus is born approx. on 19 Dec. 1910 in San Diego, California.
Father, Josephus M. Asher Jr.
Mother, Mabel O. (Littlefield) Asher.
Sister(s), Elizabeth Asher.
Josephus enlisted the service in California with service number # 4125087.
Josephus was KIA when they were sunk (probably) by the Japanese I-176 on 16 Nov. 1943, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, Expeditionary Medal, American Campaign Medal, Navy & Marine Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
Josephus is buried/mentioned at Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu County, Hawaii U.S.A.
Courts of the missing.
Thanks to, http://www.oneternalpatrol.com/asher-j-m.htm
Jean Louis Vijgen, WW2-Pacific Website.
Air Force Info, Rolland Swank.
ABMC Website, https://abmc.gov
Navy Info, http://navylog.navymemorial.org
POW Info, http://www.mansell.com Dwight Rider and Wes injerd.
Family Info, https://www.familysearch.org
Marines Info, https://missingmarines.com/ Geoffrey Roecker
Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org
Philippine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/
Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com