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Elvin Gordon Mashburn

USNR (6040961). American

Died  14 Nov 1942aboard USS Joseph T. Dickman

Roster information listed for Elvin Gordon Mashburn

ShipTypeRank / roleAttacked onBoat
USS Hambleton (DD 455)DestroyerFireman Second Class11 Nov 1942U-173
USS Hugh L. Scott (AP 43)Troop transportPassenger12 Nov 1942U-130 (1)

Personal information

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.


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