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Alley, Jay Edgar

Rank and Name, Gunner’s Mate First Class Jay Edgar Allen.

Unit/Placed in, USS Arizona BB-39, Battle Ship, United States Navy.


Jay is born approx. 1917 in Mooresville, North Carolina.


Father, Lonnie E. Alley.

Mother, Agnes Alley.

Sisters, Julia M. Willie F. and Hattie L. Alley.

Brother, Robert Q. Alley.


Jay enlisted the service in North Carolina with service number # 2618766.


Jay was KIA in the attacked on Pearl Harbor by the Japanese on Dec. 7, 1941 on, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, Expeditionary Medal, Distinguished Unit Citation, American Campaign Medal, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.


Jay is buried/mentioned at Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu County, Hawaii U.S.A.

Courts of the missing.

He also is Buried/Mentioned at USS Arizona Memorial, Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA.


Thanks to http://www.ussarizona.org/index.php/features/lists/uss-arizona-casualty-list/378-alley-jay-edgar Jean Louis Vijgen, ABMC, https://abmc.gov

P.O.W. info, Wes Injerd and Dwight Rider, http://www.mansell.com/pow-index.html  Air-Force, Rolland Swank NavyLog, http://navylog.navymemorial.org Familysearch.com, https://www.familysearch.org

Philippine Scouts Heritage Society,http://www.philippine-scouts.org/

Marines Info Geoffrey Roecker, https://missingmarines.com/   

Medals Info, http://www.honorstates.org    

Hendriks Webdesign, https://hendrikswebdesign.nl/

USS Arizona (BB-39) Battle ship
Jay E. Alley
His rank Gunners Mate First Class