Rank and Name, Chief Water Tender James Raymond Aplin.
Unit/Placed in, USS Arizona (BB-39) Battleship, United States Navy.
James is born approx. on April 22, 1904 in North Andover, Massachusetts.
Father, George Aplin.
Mother, Annie (Leman) Aplin.
Spouse, Mary M. (Wright) Aplin.
James enlisted the service in California with service number # 2011373.
James was KIA during the Japanese Air Raid on Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, Expeditionary Medal, American Campaign Medal, Navy & Marine Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
James is buried/mentioned at Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu County, Hawaii U.S.A.
Courts of the missing.
He is also Mentioned at USS Arizona Memorial, Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA.
Thanks to, http://www.navsource.org/archives/01/39a.htm
Jean Louis Vijgen, WW2-Pacific Website.
Air Force Info, Rolland Swank.
ABMC Website, https://abmc.gov
Navy Info, http://navylog.navymemorial.org
POW Info, http://www.mansell.com Dwight Rider and Wes injerd.
Family Info, https://www.familysearch.org
Marines Info, https://missingmarines.com/ Geoffrey Roecker
Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org
Philippine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/
Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com