Rank and Name, Seaman Second Class William Davis Ashcraft.
Unit/Placed in, USS Spence (DD-512) Destroyer, United States Navy..
William is born approx. on 14 Feb. 1922 in Palmetto, Alabama.
Father, Armory A. Ascraft.
Mother, Mattie (Price) Ashcraft.
Sister(s), Clara Ashcraft.
Brother(s), Eugene L. and Remus P. Ashcraft.
William enlisted the service in Alabama with service number # 8388852.
William died when the USS Spence sunk in the Typhoon Cobra, Philippine Sea on Dec 18, 1944, he is honored with a Combat Action Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, Expeditionary Medal, American Campaign Medal, Navy & Marine Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
William is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Walls of the missing.
Thanks to, http://destroyerhistory.org/fletcherclass/ussspence/
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