Young County Heroes

They Paid Dearly That We Might Live Freely. Remember Them.

Ashley, Floyd Gerald

Born to: Etha Eliza Coonrod-Ashley and Harry Ashley
8 March 1924 – 5 Sept. 1979
Proper spelling of middle name “Jerald”
Stationed: Philippines
Army Reserve Entry: 15 Dec 1944 in Chicago, IL – Discharge: 15 Nov 1945 in Philippine Island
Private 1st Class Company “G” 342nd Infantry
Army Entry: 16 Nov 1945 in Philippine Island – Discharge: 21 Nov 1946 in Ft Hood, TX
Private 1st Class Company “B” 42nd Armored Infantry Battalion
Combat Infantry Badge
Philippine Liberation Ribbon w/1 Bronze Star
Asiatic Pacific Service Medal
1 Service Bar – Overseas Service w/1 Campaign Star
2 photo's attached. Group photo taken at Ft. Sheridan, IL. it's a postcard and states this info on the back. Floyd Ashley is the man over the left shoulder holding the sign.This person is listed on the Young County Service Roster Page in the original mid-1940's publication, "Men and Women In The Armed Forces From Young County Texas".