ALLEY, Jay Edgar - GM1/c USN - North Carolina

Jay Edgar Alley GM1c

Jay Edgar Alley GM1c

Jay Edgar Alley

Gunner's Mate First Class

Jay Edgar Alley GM1c

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  • Branch: United States Navy
  • Service Number: 261 87 66
  • Rate: GM1/c (Gunner's Mate First Class)
  • Duties: Take charge of gun and crew. Assemble and fire all types of guns. Handle ammunition. Handle mines and depth charges.
  • Enlisted: 18 September 1935
  • Place: Houston, Texas
  • Onboard USS Arizona: 24 February 1936
  • From: NTS Norfolk
  • Extended Enlistment 2 Years: 17 September 1939
  • Reenlisted: 26 August 1941 4 years
  • Place: Pearl Harbor
  • Date of Birth: March 1916
  • Place of Birth: North Carolina
  • Hometown / State on December 1941: Mooresville, North Carolina
  • Next of Kin: Mr. and Mrs. Lonnie E Alley - Parents
  • Address: Mooresville, North Carolina
  • 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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