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Ashford, John Forrest

Rank and Name, Lieutenant John Forrest Ashford.

Unit/Placed in, 126th Infantry Regiment, 32nd Infantry Division.


John is born approx. on 25 Sep. 1917 in.

Father, Forrest Ashford.

Mother, Isabelle V. (Bellune) Ashford.

Sister(s), Elizabeth and M. Ashford.


John enlisted the service in South Carolina with service number # O-414272.


John was KIA in Fights with the Japanese over the Villa Verde Trail at Luzon on 21 March 1945,  he is honored with a Purple Heart with Oak Leaf Cluster, Combat Infantry Badge, Marksman Ship Badge, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Army Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.


John is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.

He also has a Memorial Grave at lmwood Cemetery and Annex,

Georgetown, Georgetown County, South Carolina, VS.


Thanks to, http://www.32nd-division.org/history/ww2/32ww2-1.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

126th Infantry Regiment
32th Infantry Division
Villa Verde Trail
Villa Verde Trail
His rank First Lieutenant
John Forrest Ashford