Rank and Name, Seaman Second Class Wilburn James Ashmore.
Unit/Placed in, USS Arizona (BB-39) Battleship, United States Navy.
Wilburn is born approx. on 1918 in Elizabeth, Louisiana.
Father, William A. Ashmore.
Mother, Lou E. (Cloud) Ashmore.
Sister(s), Edna, Betty L. Eva L. and Mary H. Ashmore.
Brother(s), Milard B. and Luvern Ashmore.
Wilburn enlisted the service in Louisiana with service number # 2746513.
Wilburn was KIA during the Japanese Air Raid on Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941, 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.
Wilburn is buried/mentioned at Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu County, Hawaii U.S.A.
Courts of the missing.
Wilburn is also mentioned at USS Arizona Memorial, Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, 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