Rank and Name, Fireman Second Class James Croft Ashmore.
Unit/Placed in, USS Emmons (DD-457), Destroyer, United States Naval Reserve.
James is born approx. on 15 Aug. 1926.
Parents and Siblings, No Record Available.
James enlisted the service in South Carolina with service number # 5759902.
James was KIA when the USS Emmons was attacked by various (5) kamikazes and sunk on April 6, 1945, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, Expeditionary Medal, American Campaign Medal, Navy & Marine Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
James is buried/mentioned at Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu County, Hawaii U.S.A.
Courts of the missing.
He also has a Memorial Grave at Springwood Cemetery, Greenville, Greenville County, South Carolina, VS.
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