Rank and Name, Seaman Second Class George Edward Ashworth.
Unit/Placed in, USS De Haven (DD-469) Destroyer, United States Navy.
George is born approx. on 1925 in Massachusetts.
Father, George E. Ashworth.
Mother, Kathryn V. Ashworth.
Sister(s), Elizabeth V. Ashworth.
Brother(s), William J. and Robert J. Ashworth.
George enlisted the service in Massachusetts with service number # 6066590.
George was KIA in the Battle of Savo, near Guadalcanal when the USS De Haven was bombed by Japanese Planes and sunk on Feb. 1, 1943, 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.
George is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Walls of the missing.
Thanks to, http://www.navsource.org/archives/05/469.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
Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org
Philippine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/
Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com