Rank and Name, Electrician’s Mate Second Class James Ira Appling.
Unit/Placed in, USS S-28 (SS-133) Submarine, United States Navy.
James is born approx. on Nov. 17, 1920 in Alabama.
Father, Samuel B. Appling.
Mother, Lillie (Odom) Appling.
Sister(s), Vera N. Martha F. and ….. Appling.
Brother(s), Giles, Roy and Oather Applining.
James enlisted the service in Alabama with service number # 2728113.
James died when they were on training with the Coast Guard and there was no reason for the cause of her los on July 4, 1944, he is honored with a 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.
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