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Aley, Franklin Neff

Rank and Name, Yeoman First Class Franklin Neff Aley.

Unit/Placed, USS LST-340 (Tank Landing Ship), United States Naval Reserve.


Franklin was born in, 1924 in ,Ohio.


Father, Leroy Aley.

Mother, Esther Aley.


Franklin enlisted the service in Ohio with service number # 6145413.


Franklin’s rank/duty was a Yeoman First Class/Clerck on-board the USS LST-340.



Franklin N. Aley was Killed in Action during the amphibious Landings at Mindoro, when the LST was attack by Air , on Dec. 21,  1944 and he is honored with a Combat Action Ribbon, Purple Heart. American Campaign Medal and the WWII Victory Medal.


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


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

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/


A yeoman is an enlisted person within the United States Navy that performs administrative and clerical work. They deal with protocol, naval instructions, enlisted evaluations, commissioned officer fitness reports, naval messages, visitors, telephone calls and mail (both conventional and electronic). They organize files and operate office equipment and order and distribute office supplies. They write and type business and social letters, notices, directives, forms and reports.



Landing-craft under Attack during landings
LST at Guadalcanal
West-Loch Disaster
His rank Yeoman First Class