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Asher, Jay Clinton

Rank and Name, Corporal Jay Clinton Asher.

Unit/Placed in, 403rd Bomber Squadron, 43rd Bomber Group, Heavy.


Jay is born approx. on 29 March, 1922 in Gering, Nebraska.

Father, Donald Asher.

Mother, Angie D. (Thompson) Asher.

Sister(s), Helen L. and Margery L. Asher.


Jay enlisted the service in Wyoming with service number # 17024475.


Jay ‘s Crew-members on-board the plane a B-17 were,

2nd Lt.        John E. Titus          Pilot

Major           Thomas N. Charles   Observer

2nd Lt.        Randall O. Cotton

2nd Lt.        John E. Titus

2nd Lt.        Harry O. Davis, Jr.

2nd Lt.        James R. Ozanne, Jr.

S/Sgt.          Merle L. Hartburg

Sgt.             Omar B. Benson

Sgt.             Alvin D. Futhey

Sgt.             Charles Goldsmith

Cpl.             Jay C. Asher

Cpl.             Richard J. Evans


Jay was KIA on a mission to shadow the Japanese Navy, they made visiual contact, but was the latest radioed with the B-17 on 29 Nov. 1942, 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.


Jay 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 Kearney Cemetery, Kearney, Buffalo County, Nebraska, VS.


Thanks to,

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

403rd Bomber Squadron
43rd Bomber Group
Airstrip Turnbull, New Guinea
His rank Corporal