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 Stanton Morgan Amesbury

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Stanton Morgan Amesbury

  • Birth 17 Jan 1916 Massachusetts, USA
  • Death 9 Nov 1942
  • Burial Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Memorial ID 42853771

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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  • Created by: Joan Ellis Pulis
  • Added: 8 Oct 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 42853771
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Stanton Morgan Amesbury (17 Jan 1916–9 Nov 1942), Find A Grave Memorial no. 42853771, citing Mayflower Cemetery, Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Joan Ellis Pulis (contributor 47051328) .