APLIN, James Raymond - CWTP USN - California

James Raymond Aplin CWT

James Raymond Aplin CWT

James Raymond Aplin

Chief Water Tender

James Raymond Aplin CWT

Memorial Wall

  • Branch: United States Navy
  • Service Number: 201 13 73
  • Rate: CWT (Chief Water Tender)
  • P (Permanent Appointment)
  • Duties: Take charge of fireroom when under way. Maintain, repair, and overhaul boiler system.
  • Reenlisted: 18 October 1940
  • Place: San Diego, California
  • Onboard USS Arizona: 27 January 1941
  • From: RS San Diego
  • Date of Birth: Abt. 1905
  • Place of Birth: Massachusetts
  • Hometown / State on December 1941: San Diego, California
  • Next of Kin: Mrs. Mary M Aplin - Wife
  • Address: 3711 47th St., San Diego, California
  • Disposition: Unrecoverable – Among the 900+ souls still onboard the USS Arizona
  • Posthumous Awards: Purple Heart, American Defense Service Medal w/Fleet Clasp, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal w/Star, WWII Victory Medal

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