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
Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org
Philippine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/
Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com