|Birth: ||Dec. 11, 1921|
|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.
James Wesley Asbury
11 Dec 1921
30 Nov 1950
Democratic People's Republic of Korea
Specialist Fourth Class (U.S. Army) Or Corporal (U.S. Army, U.S. Marine Corps) Or Airman First Class (Sergeant) (U.S. Air Force) Or Grade/Rate Abbreviations With First Column: Any Entry; Second Column: N; Third Column: 3; Fourth Column: Blank (U.S. N
NO REMAINS FOUND
28 Feb 1951
A BTRY 38 FA
FIELD ARTILLERY CANNONEER
James Blair Asbury (1901 - 1970)
Essie Myra McCartney Asbury (1901 - 1950)
James Wesley Asbury (1921 - 1951)*
James Wesley Asbury (1921 - 1951)
Wilma Ione Asbury Marrs (1923 - 2008)*
Doris Belle Asbury King (1928 - 2013)*
Note: There are two memorials for James 110992126
Plot: Courts of the Missing
Maintained by: Everett Mefford
Originally Created by: Finding Family
Record added: Apr 21, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 88922591
Rest in Peace James and thank you for your ultimate sacrifice during the Korean war.|
Added: May. 22, 2013
Added: Mar. 14, 2013