Aiple, Alfred, Jr., QM2c

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Last Rank
Quartermaster 2nd Class
Last Primary NEC
QM-0000-Quartermaster
Last Rating/NEC Group
Quartermaster
Primary Unit
1944-1945, QM-0000, USS Bullhead (SS-332)
Service Years
1943 - 1945
QM-Quartermaster

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Home State
New Jersey
New Jersey
Year of Birth
1923
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Newark, NJ
Last Address
Bloomfield, NJ

Casualty Date
Aug 06, 1945
 
Cause
Hostile-Body Not Recovered
Reason
Other Explosive Device
Location
Pacific Ocean
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
Manila American Cemetery and Memorial - Manila, Philippines
Wall/Plot Coordinates
(cenotaph)

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 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

USS Bullhead (SS-332) began her third and final patrol on 31 July 1945. The last contact with the boat was on 2 August. Post war Japanese records show that a plane depth charged and presumably sunk an American Submarine on 6 August, the same day the Atom bomb was dropped on Hiroshima. Quartermaster Second Class Aiple was listed as Missing in Action and officially declared dead 23 August 1946.
   
Comments/Citation

Service number: 8090458

Submarine war patrols: USS Bullhead (SS-332) - 1st through 3rd

The information contained in this profile was compiled from various internet sources.
   
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Submarine Enlisted Badge
Submarine Combat Patrol Badge - 3 Patrols

 
 Duty Stations
NAVSUBASE New London/GrotonUS NavyUSS Bullhead (SS-332)
  1943-1943, QM-0000, NAVSUBASE New London/Groton
  1943-1944, QM-0000, USS O-4 (SS-65)
  1944-1944, QM-0000, NAVSUBASE New London/Groton
  1944-1945, QM-0000, USS Bullhead (SS-332)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1945-1945 USS Bullhead (SS-331)
 Other News, Events and Photographs
 
  Jun 01, 1944, Promoted to QM2
  Sep 30, 2018, General Photos
 Military Association Memberships
World War II FallenUnited States Navy Memorial The National Purple Heart Hall of HonorWW II Memorial National Registry
  2018, World War II Fallen
  2018, United States Navy Memorial - Assoc. Page
  2018, The National Purple Heart Hall of Honor [Verified]
  2018, WW II Memorial National Registry
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