Rank and Name, Technician Fourth Grade Herman E. Ashburn.
Unit/Placed in, 728th Amphibious Tractor Battalion.
Herman is born approx. on 1918 in Overton County, Tennessee.
Father, Ervin M. Ashburn.
Mother, Sallie L. (Bilbrey) Ashburn.
Sister(s), Lona A. Nola, and Lilly M. Ashburn.
Brother(s), Willie Ashburn.
Herman enlisted the service in Tennessee with service number # 20429018.
Herman died non battle at Leyte, he was swimming with his friends, broke some vertebra’s and drowned on 27 Dec. 1944, he is honored with a Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Army Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
Herman is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
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