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Allen, Glen Lewis

Rank and Name, Aviation Radio Man Glen Louis Allen.

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

 

Glenn is born 1925 in Oklahoma.

 

Father, Omar O. Allen.

Mother, Bertha Allen.

Sisters, Bertie R. and Lea L. Allen.

Brother, Everett Allen.

 

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

 

 

Glen was KIA when the shot a kamikaze plane who crashed on the Flight-deck causing explosions and fire on Oct. 30, 1944, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.

 

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

Walls of the missing.

 

Thanks to 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/

Buried on Sea
USS Belleau Wood (CVL-24) Carrier
His rank Seaman Second Class