Fc3 Welborn L. Ashby

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Welborn Lee Ashby

Death: December 07, 1941 (23-24)
Pearl Harbor, Honolulu County, Hawaii, United States (KIA aboard the USS West Virginia)
Place of Burial: Centertown Cemetery Centertown Ohio County Kentucky
Immediate Family:

Son of Otis Welborn Ashby and Mary Inez Ashby
Brother of Shelby Carroll Ashby and James Douglas Ashby

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About Fc3 Welborn L. Ashby


Son of Otis Welborn and Mary Inez (Tichenor) Ashby

W.W. II Veteran who was killed at Pearl Harbor on the USS West Virginia.

The American Legion in Centertown is named in his honor; Welborn Lee Ashby Post 296

Owensboro Messenger Wednesday, December 17, 1941, p.1

~Centertown Sailor Killed~

Wilborn [sic] Lee Ashby, 24, son of Mr. and Mrs. O.W. Ashby, Centertown, Route 1, was reported killed in action, by the Navy department, according to a telegram received Tuesday.

Young Ashby enlisted in the United Stated Navy, September 24, 1940.

Surviving are the parents, three brothers, Sergeant Shelby C. Ashby, J.D. Ashby, William Ashby, and two sisters, Mrs. Altha Stroud, Owensboro, and Martha Ashby, at home.


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Fc3 Welborn L. Ashby's Timeline

December 7, 1941
Age 24
Pearl Harbor, Honolulu County, Hawaii, United States
Centertown Cemetery Centertown Ohio County Kentucky