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Ashburn, Herman E.

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.


Thanks to,

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

Info, https://www.pacificwrecks.com/

Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org


Philippine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/

Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com

His Unit 728th Amphibious Tractor Battalion.
728th Amphibious Tractor Battalion during the Saipan Invasion
728th Amphibious Tractor Battalion.
Herman E. Ashburn
His rank Technician Fourth Grade
Temporary Cemetery