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Sgt Roger Davis Ashurst
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Birth: Aug. 10, 1923
Death: Sep. 1, 1943
Taos County
New Mexico, USA

Staff Sergeant Ashurst served with the 333rd Bomb Group, 469th Bomb Squadron at Dalhart, Texas.

While on a training flight, B-17F Flying Fortress #42-6064 collided with Cabresto Peak, north of Taos, New Mexico.

Son of Charles W Ashurst.

All nine airmen aboard perished.

The men killed were:

2LT Roy E Cosgrove, Pilot
2LT Raymond C Graham
2LT Jack B Orlopp
2LT Henry J Stumpf
SSG Roger D Ashurst
SGT Hensell W Caves, Jr
SGT John F Keaney
SGT Robert J Kundert
SGT Lloyd A McClanahan
 
 
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 Parents:
  Charles William Ashurst (1880 - 1967)
  Effie Philips Ashurst (1894 - 1927)
 
Inscription:

Staff Sergeant
United States Army
World War II
 
Burial:
Ramath Baptist Church Cemetery
Resseaus Crossroads
Putnam County
Georgia, USA
 
Created by: Patty Shreve
Record added: Nov 14, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 80401790
Sgt Roger Davis Ashurst
Added by: Patty Shreve
 
Sgt Roger Davis Ashurst
Added by: Patty Shreve
 
 
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I salute your service and ulitmate sacrifice.
- Patty Shreve
 Added: Jan. 28, 2015

- Patty Shreve
 Added: Sep. 21, 2013
 
 
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