Actions
Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Asburys in:
 • Honolulu Memorial
 • Honolulu
 • Honolulu County
 • Hawaii
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Discussion Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial!
Sgt James Wesley Asbury
Learn about removing the ads from this memorial...
Birth: Dec. 11, 1921
Missouri, USA
Death: Feb. 28, 1951, North Korea

James was living in Atchison, MO when he enlisted and was a member of Battery A, 38th Field Artillery Battalion, 2nd Infantry Division.

He was taken Prisoner of War while fighting the enemy near Kunu-ri, North Korea on November 30, 1950 and died while a prisoner on February 28, 1951. His remains were never recovered.

His name is inscribed on the Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial.

Sergeant Asbury was awarded the Prisoner of War Medal, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Korean Presidential Unit Citation and the Republic of Korea War Service Medal.
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  James Blair Asbury (1901 - 1970)
  Essie Myra McCartney Asbury (1901 - 1950)
 
 Siblings:
  James Wesley Asbury (1921 - 1951)*
  James Wesley Asbury (1921 - 1951)
  Wilma Ione Asbury Marrs (1923 - 2008)*
  Doris Belle Asbury King (1928 - 2013)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: There are two memorials for James 110992126
 
Burial:
Honolulu Memorial *
Honolulu
Honolulu County
Hawaii, USA
*Cenotaph [?]
 
Maintained by: Everett Mefford
Originally Created by: Finding Family
Record added: Apr 21, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 88922591
Sgt James Wesley Asbury
Added by: Debbie (Tetrault) & Bruce Almeida
 
Sgt James Wesley Asbury
Cemetery Photo
Added by: Karin Green
 
 
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.

Rest in Peace James and thank you for your ultimate sacrifice during the Korean war.
- Everett Mefford
 Added: May. 22, 2013

- Christina
 Added: Mar. 14, 2013
 
 
 Advertisement

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service