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Allen Glen L.

Rank and Name, Aviation Radioman Second Class Glen L. Allen.

Unit/Placed, USS Belleau Wood CVL-24 (Carrier), United States Naval Reserve.

 

Glen was born in, 1914 in Iowa.

 

Father, Jesse W. Allen.

Mother, Anna E. Allen.

Sister, Maxine L. Allen.

Brothers, Marion H. and Dale O. Allen.

 

Glen enlisted the Navy in Oklahoma with service number # 5640406.

 

Glen ‘s rank/duty was a Aviation Radioman Second class on-board the USS Belleau Wood CVL-24.

Glen was KIA when the ship was attacked by a Kamikaze and crashed on the flight deck on Oct. 30, 1944, Aviation Radioman Second Class Glen. Allen is honored with a Air Medal, Purple Heart, American Campaign Medal and a WWII victory Medal.

 

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

 

Thanks to http://www.vf31.com/CVL/belleau_wood.html ABMC, https://abmc.gov   Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com, Fields of Honor http://www.fieldsofhonor-database.com , Honorstates http://www.honorstates.org,   https://missingmarines.com/ and Terry Hirsch.

USS Belleau Wood (CVL-24) Carrier