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Ashworth, John Edward

Rank and Name, Staff Sergeant John Edward Ashworth.

Unit/Placed in, 31st Bomber Squadron, 5th Bomber Group, Heavy.


John is born approx. on 1912 in Alabama.

Father, Joseph Ashworth.

Mother and Siblings, No Record Available.


John enlisted the service in Alabama with service number # 14135748.


John ‘s Crew-members and their position on-board the plane a B-24 were,

2nd Lt.         Arthur J. Belair               Pilot

2nd Lt.         Alexis J. Bachand             Co Pilot

2nd Lt.         James C. Price                 Navigator

2nd Lt.         Clayton A. White              Bombardier

T/Sgt.          Lee H. Evans                   Engineer

S/Sgt.          Harold J. Olson                Asst. Engineer

T/Sgt.          Warren R. Curry              Radio Operator

S/Sgt.          Howard G. Parson            Asst. Radio Operator

S/Sgt.          Edward J. Gin                 Gunner

S/Sgt.          John E. Ashworth             Gunner

John was KIA when they were shot by a Mitsubishi A6M Zero in the #2 Engine after the Mission and crashed near Truk Lagoon on 21 May 1944, he is honored with an Air Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster, Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Army Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.


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

Walls of the missing.


Thanks to, https://pacificwrecks.com/units/usaaf/5bg/index.html

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

31st Bomber Squadron
5th Bomber Group
Momote Aerodrome,Los Negros Island
Japanese Mitsubishi A6M5 (Zeke)
John Edward Ashworth
His rank Staff Sergeant
Casualty List Alabama