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Aja, Joaquin

Rank and Name,Aviation Chief Ordananceman Joaquin Aja.

Unit/Placed in,USS Franklin (CV-13) Carrier, United States Navy.


Joaquin is born on July 1, 1923 in St. Albans, Vermont.


Father, Gonzola Aja.

Mother, Carmen Torre.


Joaquin enlisted the service in Vermont with service number # 2127011.


Joaquin was KIA when Japanese aircraft attacked the USS Franklin on March 19, 1945, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Bronze Star Medal, Combat Action Ribbon, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal and the WWII Victory Medal.


Joaquin is buried/mentioned at Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA.

Courts of the missing.


Thanks to 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 Franklin (CV-13) Carrier
His rank Chief Ordnance-man First Class