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Allen, Joseph Theron

Rank and Name, Staff Sergeant Joseph Theron Allen.

Unit/Placed in, 580th Bomber Squadron, 380th Bomber Group (Heavy).

 

Joseph is born on Nov.6, 1920 in Pulaski County, Virginia.

 

Mother, Mellie J. Allen.

Sister, Ruth N. Allen.

Halfsister, Serena Turman.

Brothers, Donald D. and Samuel J. Allen.

 

Joseph enlisted the service in Virginia with service number # 13035113.

 

Joseph’s Crew-members and position on-board the plane a B-24 were,

1st Lt. Hastings, Franklin A                    Pilot

2nd Lt.         Robinson, Marvin H           Co-Pilot

1stLt.           Gilmore, Raymond E         Bombardier

1st Lt.          Estes, Frederick J, Jr         Navigator

T/Sgt.          Marshall, William A           Engineer

T/Sgt.          Moshier, Francis L             Radio Operator

S/Sgt.           Willer, Arthur N               Asst. Engr.

S/Sgt.           Allen, Joseph T                 Top Turret Gunner

S/Sgt.           Carlson, Charles W            Waist Gunner

S/Sg.            Finck, Peter Ht                 Tail Gunner

Sgt.              Guilfoyle, Thomas E           Photographer

 

Joseph died during the photographic mission to West-Papua, Indonesia they flew in bad weather, nothing heard of them on Jan. 7, 1944, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Air Medal, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.

 

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

Walls of the missing.

He also has a Memorial Grave at Newbern Cemetery, Dublin, Pulaski County, Virginia, USA.

 

Thanks to  http://380th.org/ 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/

 

http://380th.org/380thHopiCodeTalker.html

 

Nice link about the (Hopi) Code Talkers

528th Bomber Squadron
380th Bomber Group
B24
Airfield Church Fenton
Rex Pooyouma, Hopi Code Talker
Joseph T. Allen
5th Air Force
Joseph 3rd Left
His rank Staff Sergeant

Mededeling

2019 collection

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Bedankt,

Jean Louis Vijgen