Ackley, Aubrey Warren, ENS

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Last Rank
Last Primary NEC
131X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Pilot
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1944-1944, 131X, VF-9 Cat O Nine
Service Years
1937 - 1944

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Year of Birth
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Bakersfield, CA
Last Address
2301 Morton Ave
Bakersfield CA

Casualty Date
Nov 16, 1944
Non Hostile- Body Not Recovered
Lost At Sea-Unrecovered
World War II
Location of Interment
Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial - Honolulu, Hawaii
Wall/Plot Coordinates

 Official Badges 

 Unofficial Badges 

 Military Associations and Other Affiliations
World War II FallenUnited States Navy Memorial The National Gold Star Family RegistryWWII Memorial National Registry
  1944, World War II Fallen [Verified]
  2014, United States Navy Memorial - Assoc. Page
  2014, The National Gold Star Family Registry
  2014, WWII Memorial National Registry

 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

Service # 326363
 World War Two
Ensign / United States Navy (Reserve)
Born in Fresno, Aubrey is identified as a resident of Bakersfield in 1943.

A Naval Aviator attached to Squadron VF-9, nicknamed the “Cat o’ Nines.” While conducting flight operations off Kahului, Hawaii, his plane went down, was considered “unrecoverable” and Ensign Ackley’s body was never recovered. He was listed as missing - presumed dead.

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 Ribbon Bar
Naval Aviator Wings

 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
US NavyVF-9 Cat O Nine
  1938-1941, PM-5101, USS Rigel (AD-13)
  1944-1944, 131X, VF-9 Cat O Nine
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1943-1944 World War II
 Other News, Events and Photographs
  Oct 06, 1937, Prior Service Enlisted
  Jul 07, 1941, Honorably Discharged
  Nov 16, 1944, Aubrey Warren Ackley
  Aug 30, 2013, General Photos2
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