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Rank and Name, Yeoman First Class Franklin Neff Aley.
Unit/Placed in, USS LST-460 (Tank Landing Ship), United States Naval Reserve.
Franklin was born on 18 Oct. 1924 in Ohio.
Father, Lee R. Aley.
Mother, Esther Aley.
Sister, Dorothy Aley.
Franklin enlisted the service in Ohio with service number # 6145413.
Franklin was KIA during the amphibious Landings at Lingayen Gulf, Philippines, when the LST 460 was attack by Air , on Dec. 21, 1944, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal and the WWII Victory Medal.
Franklin is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Walls of the missing.
Thanks to http://www.navsource.org/archives/10/16/160460.htm Jean Louis Vijgen, ABMC, https://abmc.gov Info P.O.W.
Wes Injerd, Dwight Rider: http://www.mansell.com/pow-index.html