December 26, 1917 —
Theater of Operation: European
March 3, 1942 — November 3, 1945
Killed in Action: No
Prisoner of War: Unknown
Eastern Geary County seven miles east of Junction City, Kansas,
Raymond Roland Ascher was born 12/26/2017 to Louis and Emilie Ericksen Ascher on a farm in eastern Geary County seven miles east of Junction City, Kansas, where he grew up and also attended school. After farming for several years, he was called into the service and served in the Army. During this time he spent nearly a year in Europe, of which most of this time was spent in Germany and France on the front lines. On July 28, 1945, he married Ruth Etta Pettyjohn.