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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