Rank and Name, Lieutenant Robert Keith Ashford.
Unit/Placed in, Fighter Squadron 22 (VF-22), United States Navy.
Robert is born approx. on 4 July 1920 in Fort Dodge, Iowa.
Father, Glenn F. Ashford.
Mother, G. F. Ashford.
Robert enlisted the service in Iowa with service number # 0-086178.
Robert was KIA when making his Photographic Run and probably was hit by Anti-Aircraft on 13 Sep. 1944, he is honored with an Air Medal Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, Expeditionary Medal, American Defense Medal, Navy & Marine Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal with Bronze star, WW II Victory Medal.
Robert is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Walls of the missing.
Thanks to, https://www.usmilitariaforum.com/forums/index.php?/topic/157124-ltrobert-kashfordpilotsonbrother/
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