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LTJG Dean Bruner Ashcraft

LTJG Dean Bruner Ashcraft

Birth
Oregon, USA
Death 5 Jun 1943 (aged 27)
Miami-Dade County, Florida, USA
Burial Ashland, Jackson County, Oregon, USA
Memorial ID 65836285 · View Source
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Ensign D. B. Ashcraft, USNR, was designated Naval Aviator #9618 in 1941. Entered active service via the pre-war Aviation Cadet (AVCAD) program.

Lt. (Junior Grade) Ashcraft died in the crash of his aircraft off the Southern Florida coast.

Dean was the youngest of three sons, and the first of the three to give his life in the service of his country.


Family Members

Gravesite Details Body lost at sea Specifically: No indication that a body was ever recovered.

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  • Created by: Mike Weeks
  • Added: 18 Feb 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 65836285
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for LTJG Dean Bruner Ashcraft (29 May 1916–5 Jun 1943), Find A Grave Memorial no. 65836285, citing Mountain View Cemetery, Ashland, Jackson County, Oregon, USA ; Maintained by Mike Weeks (contributor 47007652) .