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Aiple Jr. , Alfred

Rank and Name, Quartermaster Second Class Alfred Aiple Jr.

Unit/placed in, USS Bullhead (SS-332) Submarine, United States Naval Reserve.


Alfred was born in  1923 in  Newark  Essex County, New Jersey.


Father, Alfred Aiple.

Mother, Ida Aiple.

Sisters, Florence and Helen Aiple.  

Wife, Madeline E. Aiple.


Alfred  entered  the service from New Jersey with service number # 8090458.


Alfred was KIA  when a Japanese bomber true some depth charges and the Sub sunk at the (Lombok Straight) Java Sea, on Aug. 6, 1945, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal and the WWII Victory Medal.


Alfred 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/uss-bullhead-332.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 Bullhead (SS-332) Submarine
Alfred Aiple Jr.
Japanese Mitsubishi KI-51
Location USS Bullhead
His rank Quartermaster Second Class