Lt Kent Norman Ashcraft

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Lt Kent Norman Ashcraft

  • Birth 9 Nov 1914 Oregon, USA
  • Death 27 Dec 1943
  • Burial Ashland, Jackson County, Oregon, USA
  • Memorial ID 56114278

Ensign K. N. Ashcraft, USNR, was designated Naval Aviator #8235 in 1941. Entered active service via the pre-war Aviation Cadet (AVCAD) program.

Lieut. Ashcraft, and his crew of a PBY patrol plane, were declared missing in action on 27 December 1943 in the South Pacific area of operations.

Kent was one of three Ashcraft brothers to lose their lives in the service of their country during the Second World War.


Family Members

Gravesite Details Entered the service from Oregon. Failed to return from an operational mission. Body lost at sea.

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  • Maintained by: Mike Weeks
  • Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
  • Added: 6 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 56114278
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Lt Kent Norman Ashcraft (9 Nov 1914–27 Dec 1943), Find A Grave Memorial no. 56114278, citing Mountain View Cemetery, Ashland, Jackson County, Oregon, USA ; Maintained by Mike Weeks (contributor 47007652) .