A report on William W. Ashurst

Colonel Ashurst while in Japanese captivity

Brigadier general in the United States Marine Corps, who was a last commander of the North China Marine Detachment.

- William W. Ashurst
Colonel Ashurst while in Japanese captivity

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5th Marine Regiment insignia

5th Marine Regiment

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Infantry regiment of the United States Marine Corps based at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California.

Infantry regiment of the United States Marine Corps based at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California.

5th Marine Regiment insignia
5th Marines is one of two USMC regiments authorized to wear the French Fourragère for actions during World War I.
5th Marine Regiment wounded are carried back from the front line during the November 1942 U.S. offensive against Japanese forces around the Matanikau River
During the allied advance into Seoul, American and Korean Marines crossed the Han River in an LVT-3c of the Marines' 1st Amphibian Tractor Battalion.
The 35th commandant of the Marine Corps, General James F. Amos, visits the 5th Marine Regiment Memorial during a tour of Marine Corps Air Station Camp Pendleton, CA, on May 19, 2014.
Regimental Command Post entrance in 2009.
The memorial honors Marines and sailors who served with 5th Marines or under Regimental Combat Team 5 who died in Afghanistan.

William W. Ashurst, brigadier general, USMC. Served with 18th Company, 2nd Battalion during World War I.

Wentworth Military Academy Administration Building

Wentworth Military Academy and College

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Private two-year military college and high school in Lexington, Missouri.

Private two-year military college and high school in Lexington, Missouri.

Wentworth Military Academy Administration Building

William W. Ashurst - Recipient of the Silver Star and Legion of Merit