Elvin Gordon Mashburn
USNR (6040961). American
|Died||14 Nov 1942||aboard USS Joseph T. Dickman|
Roster information listed for Elvin Gordon Mashburn
|Ship||Type||Rank / role||Attacked on||Boat|
|USS Hambleton (DD 455)||Destroyer||Fireman Second Class||11 Nov 1942||U-173|
|USS Hugh L. Scott (AP 43)||Troop transport||Passenger||12 Nov 1942||U-130 (1)|
Son of Manila Mashburn, of Etowah County, Alabama. Elvin Gordon Mashburn enlisted in the US Navy on 12 December 1941, was assigned to USS Hambleton and severely burned when the destroyer was torpedoed on 11 November 1942. He was transferred to USS Hugh L. Scott which was herself torpedoed the next day and in a serious condition when received aboard USS Joseph T. Dickman (AP 26). He died on 14 November and was buried at sea in position 35°11'N, 09°09'W.
- American Battle Monuments Commission
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