23 Cassin Young Crewmen Gave the Ultimate Sacrifice for there Country


Killed in Action - July 30, 1945

McCartney, Jasper Clarence CWT USN


Date of Birth:  11 Feb-10 making him 35 when he died…

Wife: Selma LaVeta Anderson

Selma & Jack












Date of Enlistment: 26 Nov-40  Enlisted from New York, NY

Reported Aboard: 31 Dec-43  from Rec. Station Terminal Island


Jasper was in the forward fire room when the plane hit the ship. According to the medical officers official report of casualties he had 3rd degree steam burns over his entire body.


Final Resting Places:
Buried temporarily on Zamami Shima, Ryuku Retto

Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery, San Diego CA


Notification letter from Chief of Naval Personnel to Jaspers parents.