Ashby, Welborn Lee, F3c

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Last Rank
Fireman 3rd Class
Last Primary NEC
00E-Unknown NEC/Rate
Last Rating/NEC Group
Rating/NEC Group Unknown
Primary Unit
1941-1941, 00E, USS West Virginia (BB-48)
Service Years
1940 - 1941
Fireman 3rd Class

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Casualty Info
Home Town
Centertown, KY
Last Address
Rt. 1
Centertown, KY
(Father~Otie Welborn Ashby

Casualty Date
Dec 07, 1941
Non Hostile- Body Not Recovered
Other Explosive Device
World War II
Location of Interment
Centertown Cemetery - Centertown, Kentucky
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

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 Tributes from Members  
Seantor Rhoads Honors Fallen WWII Firema... posted by Burgdorf, Tommy (Birddog, TWS Memorial "A" Team), FC2 439
WWII remains identified as Warrick Count... posted by Burgdorf, Tommy (Birddog, TWS Memorial "A" Team), FC2 439
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 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1940, Recruit Training (Great Lakes, IL)
 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
USS West Virginia (BB-48)
  1941-1941, 00E, USS West Virginia (BB-48)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1941 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Attack on Pearl Harbor
 Other News, Events and Photographs
  Sep 24, 1940, Service Entry Date & Serial Number 287-44-72
  Nov 16, 1940, Received on the USS West Virginia from USNTS Great Lakes, ILL for duty
  Jan 24, 1941, Promoted to Seaman 2nd Class (E-2)
  Apr 17, 1941, Changed Rate to Fireman 3rd Class (E-2)
  Dec 07, 1941, Missing in Action
  Feb 18, 2009, Remains Identified
  Dec 05, 2016, General Photos3
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Fireman/3c Welborn Ashby was Killed in Action on December 7, 1941, during the attack on Pearl Harbor.  He was stationed aboard the USS West Virginia BB-48.
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 Military Association Memberships
Pearl Harbor FallenWorld War II FallenUnited States Navy Memorial The National Gold Star Family Registry
WWII Memorial National Registry
  2016, Pearl Harbor Fallen
  2016, World War II Fallen
  2016, United States Navy Memorial - Assoc. Page
  2016, The National Gold Star Family Registry
  2016, WWII Memorial National Registry
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