Rank and Name, Seaman Second Class Raymond Virgil Ashburn.
Unit/Placed in, USS Quincy (CA-39) Cruiser, United States Navy.
Raymond is born approx. on 7 Nov. 1922 in Gurley, Alabama.
Father, Robert Ashburn.
Mother, Lee O. (Gray) Ashburn.
Sister(s), Annie R. Ashburn.
Brother(s), Robert E. James C. Billie and William H. Ashburn.
Raymond enlisted the service in Alabama with service number # 2725835.
Raymond was KIA during the Battle of Savo when the USS Quincy sunk on Aug. 9, 1942, 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.
Raymond is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Walls of the missing.
He also has a Memorial Grave at Huntsville Memory Gardens
Huntsville, Madison County, Alabama, USA.
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