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Ackley, James William

Rank and Name, Seaman First Class James William Ackley.

Unit/Placed in on, USS Robalo (SS-273) Submarine, United States Naval Reserve.


James is born in 1924 in Nashua, New Hampshire.


Father, Eugene R. Ackley.

Mother, Annie Ackley.


James enlisted the service in New Hampshire with service number # 6074016.


James was KIA when the Sub Sunk by a mine on July 26, 1944,  is honored with a  Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal and the WWII Victory Medal.

Four Sailors survived, but died as POW.

James is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial  Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.

Wall of the missing.


Thanks to http://www.oneternalpatrol.com/ackley-j-w.htm Jean Louis Vijgen, ABMC,  https://abmc.gov Info P.O.W.

Wes Injerd, Dwight Rider: http://www.mansell.com/pow-index.html

NavyLog, http://navylog.navymemorial.org Philippine Scouts Heritage Society, Sean Conjenos, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/

Familysearch.com, https://www.familysearch.org Navy Marines Info Geoffrey Roecker, https://missingmarines.com/ Medals Info, http://www.honorstates.org Website, https://hendrikswebdesign.nl/

USS Robalo (SS273) Submarine
Location Wreck
His rank Seaman First Class