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Lieut Hugh Rhodes Ashby
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Birth: Jan. 18, 1921
Sprague
Lincoln County
Washington, USA
Death: Jan. 3, 1944
Tooele County
Utah, USA

First Lieutenant Ashby was the pilot of
U S Army Air Corps B-17G Flying Fortress
#42-31547, serving with the 749th Bomb
Squadron, 457th Bomb Group.

After departing Wendover Field, the B-17
developed engine trouble during a snowstorm
and crashed into the Cedar Mountains, about
twelve miles southwest of Delle, Utah.

Also killed were:

2nd Lt. Marvin J Bible
2nd Lt. Clarence R McRae
2nd Lt. John W Newman
T/Sgt. Joseph Barboza
S/Sgt. Robert A Timmons 
 
Note: Entered the service from Washington; From King County
 
Burial:
City View Memoriam Mausoleum
Salt Lake City
Salt Lake County
Utah, USA
Plot: Mausoleum
 
Created by: Tim Cook
Record added: Jan 20, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 83754130
Lieut Hugh Rhodes Ashby
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 Added: Feb. 7, 2015
 
 
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