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Ashburn, Raymond Virgil

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.

Spouse, .


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.


Thanks to, http://www.navsource.org/archives/04/039/04039.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

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

USS Quincy (CA-39) Destroyer
USS Quincy Memorial Plaque
Battle Damage
USS Quincy wreck
His rank Seaman Second Class
USS Quincy hit