Clyde Emmett Ashworth was the son of Lonza Silas “L.S.” Ashworth and Grace Lorane Evans. He was married to Aileen Frye. Their son, Richard Keith was born in October, 1944, while Sgt. Ashworth was in England. Sgt, Ashworth volunteered for service in June, 1940 and received training at Camp Blanding, Fla. He had a brother, Cpl. Eckle Ashworth who served during World War II and received the Silver Star Mdal for service with the First Army in Germany. He died in France

119th Infantry Regiment, 30th Infantry Division, Company F

The Bristol Herald Courier, 23 October 1944
Pvt. Clyde E. Ashworth, the husband of Mrs. Nancy M. Ashworth, route 6, Kingsport, is among seven soldiers from this section of East Tennessee reported killed in action on U.S. battlefronts. Pvt. Ashworth was serving in the European theater of war.

  • Rank: Private
  • Date of birth:
  • 5 February 1923
  • Date of death: 11 August 1944
  • County: Sullivan
  • Hometown: Kingsport
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 119th Infantry Regiment, 30th Infantry Division
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: City Cemetery, Kingsport, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XVIII, Middle Panel
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