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Ashby, Yearby McClellen

Rank and Name, Sergeant Yearby McClellen Ashby.

Unit/Placed in, 680th Bomber Squadron, 504th Bomber Group, Very Heavy.


Yearby is born approx. on 1910 in Henderson, Kentucky.

Father, James M. Ashby.

Mother, Lonie L. (Yancey) Ashby.

Sister(s), Madilene L. Ashby.


Yearby enlisted the service in Indiana with service number # 35480403.


Yearby‘s Crew-members on-board the plane a B-29 were,

1st Lt.          Raymond E. Shumway

2nd Lt.         James C. Brechtbill

2nd Lt.         George S. Lomas

F/O.            Henry Goldstrin

S/Sgt.          Kirk I. Icenhower

Sgt.             Frank H. Blackett

Sgt.             Sam C. Kidd

Sgt.             Harold N. Winberg Sr.

Cpl.             Yearby M. Ashby

Cpl.             Jack Atanis

Cpl.             Warren E. Bartlett

Yearby and his crew where on a bombing mission to Shimonoseki Strait Hiroshima, Japan.

Yearby was KIA when the plane was hit by Anti-Aircraft Fire on the way back and the crashed in sea on 28 July 1945, he is honored with an Air Medal, Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Army Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.


Yearby is buried/mentioned at Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu County, Hawaii U.S.A.

Courts of the missing.

He also has a Memorial Grave at Cash Creek Baptist Church Cemetery

Niagara, Henderson County, Kentucky, VS.


Thanks to, http://www.cbi-history.com/part_ic.html

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

680th Bomber Squadron
504th Bomber Group
North Field, Tinian
His rank Sergeant