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Rank and Name, Seaman First Class Harper Basil Allen.
Unit/Placed in, USS Houston (CA-30) Cruiser, United States Navy.
Harper is born 1918 in South Carolina.
Father, Therry Allen.
Mother, Eloise Allen.
Sister, Joel Allen.
Brothers, Sevil John C. and Preston Allen.
Harper enlisted the service in New Jersey with service number # 2233991.
Harper was KIA when the USS Houston was attacked by Japanese Destroyers and sunk during the Battle of Sunda Strait on March 1, 1942, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
Harper is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Walls of the missing.
Wes Injerd, Dwight Rider: http://www.mansell.com/pow-index.html