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Allen, Malcolm W.

Rank and Name, Technical Sergeant Malcolm W. Allen.

Unit/Placed in, 589th Army Air Force Base Unit, 3rd Foreign Transport Group U.S. Air Force.

This transport group brought people and Cargo from the Pacific Area (Hickham Airfield, Hawaii) to the U.S (Hamilton Field, San Francisco).

There were 2 kinds of Divisions then, a Domestic and Foreign Division, later called Wings, under the structure of the Air Transport Command, in Asia Under CBI.

 Malcolm was born in, 1920 in Indiana.

 Father, Marion J. Allen.

Mother, Kathleen A. Allen.

Brothers, Mynard S. and Mahlon R. Allen .


Malcolm enlisted the service Ft. Benjamin Harrison, Indiana in Dec. 30, 1941 on with service number # 15084141.


Malcolm’s crew-members and their position on-board the plane a C-54 were;

2nd Lt.          Veral C. Higgings     Pilot

  1. Terry H. Henry Co Pilot

1st Lt.           Thomas J. Hopkins   Navigator

Cpl.              Vernon W. Clark      Engineer

T/Sgt.          Malcolm M. Allen     Radio Operator

Pvt.             Virgil W. Murphy      Flight Clerck

Pvt.              James L. Powers     Passenger

Pvt.             William J. August     Passenger

Pvt.             Leon Kuzdebs          Passenger

Pvt.              Ludwig E. Herz        Passenger

Tec.4            Homer M. Ferrell     Passenger

Lt. Col          Seward S. Cramer    Passenger

T/Sgt.          Thomas M. McGrath Passenger

Major           Frank W. Romano    Passenger

Am2.Tm1.     James Thomas         Passenger


Malcolm died in accident off Ohahu, Hawaii on Nov. 11, 1944, Technical Sergeant Malcolm W. Allen is honored with a Air Medal, American Campaign and a WWII Victory medal.

Malcolm is buried/mentioned at Honolulu Memorial  Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA.

Malcolm also has a Memorial Grave at Newport Cemetery  Newport, Vermillion County, Indiana, USA.


Thanks to Jean Louis Vijgen, ABMC, https://abmc.gov

P.O.W. info, Wes Injerd and Dwight Rider, http://www.mansell.com/pow-index.html  AirForce, Rolland Swank NavyLog, http://navylog.navymemorial.org Familysearch.com, https://www.familysearch.org

Philippine Scouts Heritage Society, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/

Marines Info Geoffrey Roecker, https://missingmarines.com/   

Medals Info, http://www.honorstates.org    

Hendriks Webdesign, https://hendrikswebdesign.nl/

Douglas C-54
Casualty List
His rank Technical Sergeant