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Stanton Morgan Amesbury
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Birth: Jan. 17, 1916
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Nov. 9, 1942

LTJG Stanton Morgan Amesbury
b. Jan. 17, 1916, Boston, MA
d. Nov. 9, 1942, (French) Morocco

Ensign S. M. Amesbury, USNR, was designated Naval Aviator #9935 on 01 Dec. 1941. Had entered active service via the pre-war Aviation Cadet (AVCAD) program.

Lieut. (Junior Grade) Amesbury was killed in action when his aircraft was hit by enemy anti-aircraft fire during the invasion of North Africa. Amesbury was buried at Port Lyautey but, after the war, his remains were returned to the United States and reinterred in the family's plot.

The USS AMESBURY (DD-66) was named in his honor.

Stanton Amesbury left a widow, the former Miss Janice Elizabeth Kenney. They had one daughter, Jane Stanton Amesbury. 
 
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 Parents:
  Walter Raleigh Amesbury (1887 - 1972)
  Jennie Tower Ford Amesbury (1884 - 1981)
 
 Siblings:
  Walter Raleigh Amesbury (1914 - 2003)*
  Stanton Morgan Amesbury (1916 - 1942)
  Virginia E Amesbury Stone (1918 - 2007)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Mayflower Cemetery
Duxbury
Plymouth County
Massachusetts, USA
 
Created by: Joan Ellis Pulis
Record added: Oct 08, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 42853771
Stanton Morgan Amesbury
Added by: Joan Ellis Pulis
 
Stanton Morgan Amesbury
Added by: Joan Ellis Pulis
 
 
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