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Allen, Charles Clair

Rank and Name, Seaman Charles Clair Allen.

Unit/Placed in, USS De Haven (DD-469) Destroyer, United States Naval Reserve.

 

Charles is born 1922 in Michigan.

 

Father, Harold F. Allen.

Mother, Cora B. Allen.

 

Charles enlisted the service in Michigan with service number # 62319776.

 

 

Charles was KIA when the USS De Haven was attacked by Japanese Bomber off Savo Island on Feb. 1, 1943, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.

 

Charles is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.

Walls of the missing.

 

Thanks to https://www.ibiblio.org/hyperwar/USN/ships/DD/DD-469_DeHaven.html

Jean Louis Vijgen, ABMC,  https://abmc.gov Info P.O.W.

Wes Injerd, Dwight Rider: http://www.mansell.com/pow-index.html

NavyLog, http://navylog.navymemorial.org Philippine Scouts Heritage Society, Sean Conjenos, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/

Familysearch.com, https://www.familysearch.org Navy Marines Info Geoffrey Roecker, https://missingmarines.com/ Medals Info, http://www.honorstates.org Website, https://hendrikswebdesign.nl/

USS De Haven (DD-469) Destroyer
Location Wreck
His rank Seaman First Class