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Ashton Ellsworth Carter

Military

SSGT Ashton E. Carter had completed an 18 month combat tour in the SW Pacific with the 3rd Bomb Group - 90th Bomb Squadron. He was flying his 25th mission of his 2nd combat tour when he was KIA

Service

People

  • Robert Behlmer

    Military | Captain | Pilot | 416th Bomb Group

  • Ross Cornell

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 416th Bomb Group

  • Roland Enman

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier/Navigator | 416th Bomb Group
    Before enlisting, Enman had served as a Cadet in the Merchant Marine, making at least five cruises to South America, the Caribbean and at least once to Africa.

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Units served with

Aircraft

Associated Place

  • Wethersfield

    Military site : airfield
    Planned in 1942 as an Eighth Air Force bomber base, Wethersfield was then supposed to be loaned to the RAF in 1943, but was re-allocated to the Ninth Air Force by the time it was complete. Built during 1943-44, it had three concrete runways, 49 loop...

  • Laon/Athies

    Military site : airfield

  • Melun

    Military site : airfield

Events

Event Location Date
Born Keene, New Hampshire 25 May 1921
Enlisted Manchester, New Hampshire 20 November 1940
First 416th BG Combat Mission Foret de Parrov, France 28 September 1944
Died Johannisberg, Germany 18 March 1945
Buried Long Island National Cemetery 11 October 1949

Long Island National Cemetery
East Farmingdale, Suffolk County, New York, USA
Plot
J, 15383

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
31 March 2021 00:09:53 466thHistorian Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nationality, service number, highest rank, role, biography, events, person associations, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations
Sources

https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/2775355/ashton-ellsworth-carter
http://www.416th.com/Memorials/669-CarterAshton_Memorial.html
http://www.416th.com/missions/LoadingList.html

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