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Allen, James P.

Rank and Name, Corporal James P. Allen.

Unit/Placed in on, 21st Squadron “Bee Liners “(M), 374th Troop Carrier Group.

 

James is born in 1921 in Scotland.

 

Father, Patrick Allen.

Mother, Rose Allen.

 

James enlisted the service in New Jersey with service number # 32452854.

 

James was KIA when they took off from Biak, Island, Papua New Guinea on a operational mission to Finschhafen, Papua New Guinea. They are believed to have crashed at sea for an unknown reason during the war on Dec. 12, 1944, he is honored with a Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal and the WWII Victory Medal.

James ’s crew-members and their position on-board the plane a C-47 were;

1st Lt, Hayden E. Stearns Pilot

F/O. Ray D. Markhoff Co Pilot

Sgt. Harvey O. Lindsay Engineer

Corp. James P. Allen Radio Operator

 

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

Wall of the missing.

 

Thanks to  http://www.historyofwar.org/air/units/USAAF/374th_Troop_Carrier_Group.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/

21st Troop Carrier Squadron
Douglas C-47 Skytrain
Mokmer Airfield, New Guinea
His rank Corporal