Aley, Robert Penfield

Aley, Robert Penfield

Rank and Name, Chief Motor Machinist’s Mate Robert Penfield   Aley.

Unit/Placed, YMS-341 Minesweeper, United States Navy.


Robert was born in Oct. 17, 1915 in , Fresno County, California.


Mother, ?? Penfield..


Robert enlisted the service in California with serial number # 3808414.


Robert died when the ship was foundred in Typhoon Ida, off Okinawa, Japan on Sep. 17, 1945.  Chief Motor Machinist’s Mate Robert P. Aley is honored with a Combat Action Ribbon, American Campaign Medal and the WWII Victory Medal.


Robert is buried/mentioned at Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu, Honolulu County,

Hawaii, USA.

Courts of the Missing.


Thanks to  Jean Louis Vijgen, ABMC, Info P.O.W.

Wes Injerd, Dwight Rider:

NavyLog, Philippine Scouts Heritage Society, Sean Conjenos,, Navy Marines Info Geoffrey Roecker, Medals Info, Website, 


His rank Chief Motor Machinist's Mate