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Ashton Jr., Thomas Edward

Rank and Name, Electrician’s Mate Third Class Thomas Edward Ashton Jr.

Unit/Placed in, USS Triton (SS-201) Submarine, United States Navy.


Thomas is born approx. on 8 January 1920 in Orange, New Jersey.

Father, Thomas E. Ashton Sr.

Born in England.

Mother, Mary A. Ashton.

Sister(s), Mary E. Selina and Alice K. Ashton.


Thomas enlisted the service in New Jersey with service number # 6464572.


Edward was KIA probably sunk by depth charge attack on 15 March, 1943, (between Rabaul and Shortlands Basin) 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.


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

Walls of the missing.


Thanks to, http://www.oneternalpatrol.com/ashton-t-e.htm


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

USS Triton (SS-201) Submarine
Thomas Edward Aston Jr.
His rank Electrician's Mate Third Class
Location Wreck