Rank and Name, Private Gerald R. Ashdown.
Unit/Placed in, 1st Raider Battalion (Comp-B), 1st Raider Regiment, United States Marine Corps.
Gerald is born approx. on 1923 in Ohio.
Father, Fred Ashdown.
Born in England.
Mother, Louise M. Ashdown.
Sister(s), La Verne and Betty Ashdown.
Brother(s), Alfred Ashdown.
Gerald enlisted the service in Ohio with service number # 418302.
Gerald was KIA at Anogaj Point, New Georgia, in the Fights with the Japanese on 10 July, 1943, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Marine Good Conduct Medal, Marine Expeditionary Medal, American Campaign Medal, Navy & Marine Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
Gerald is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
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