Rank and Name, Corporal Bernice L. Ash.
Unit/Placed in, 2nd Battalion (Comp. E.) 17th Mar. Regiment, 1st Mar. Division.
Bernice is born approx. on 1921 in Unicoy County, Tennessee.
Father, James L. Ash.
Mother, Johnnie A. (Denney) Ash.
Sister(s), Willie S. Bernice L. and ???? Ash.
Brother(s), Thomas H. James A. A.D. and Dave Ash.
Bernice enlisted the service in Tennessee with service number # 343349.
Bernice was KIA at Open Bay, New Britain in Fights with the Japanese on 13 Feb. 1944, he is honored with a Purple Heart with Oak Leaf Cluster, Combat Action Ribbon, Marine Good Conduct Medal, Marine Expeditionary Medal, American Campaign Medal, Navy & Marine Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
Bernice is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Walls of the missing.
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