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Joseph R Ashburn


Killed in Action (KIA). On B-26 mission to Dunkirk RR/GB. Mid-air collision due to flak.

DFC, AM w/9Oak Leaf Cluster, PH


Units served with

  • 323rd Bomb Group

    323rd Bomb Group

    The 323rd Bombardment Group operated with B-26 Marauders, American medium bombers. They were the first Eighth Air Force Group to fly a medium level bombing mission with this aircraft on 16 July 1943. After flying a total of 33 missions with the Eighth,...

  • 454th Bomb Squadron


Event Location Date
Born California
Killed in Action (KIA) (?) 18 April 44
Died 18 April 1944


Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:17:31 AAM AAM ingest

9th Air Force Roll of Honor (IWM in liaison with Ninth Air Force veterans and group associations, American Battle Monuments Commission, and Buddies of the Ninth Association) / B-26 memorials guide / Combat Chronology,WII Memorial / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia