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Allan, Murray Glen

Rank and Name, Fireman Murray Glen Allan.

Unit/Placed in, USS Juneau (CV-52) Light-Cruiser, United States Navy.

 

Murray is born on Feb. 9, 1923, in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

 

Father, Jacob H. Allen.

Mother, Mary (Stansbury) Allen.

Sister, Mary Allen.

Brothers, Herman E. and Thomas Allen.

 

Murray enlisted the service in Virginia with service number # 266334.

 

Murray was KIA during the attacked on the USS Juneau by the Japanese Navy, first it was struck by a torpedo from the Japanese Destroyer Amatsukaze, and then later waiting for repair again from 2 Torpedo’s from the Sub I-26 and it Sunk, in the Battle for Guadacanal, Solomon Islands on, Nov. 13, 1942, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.

 

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

Walls of the missing.

 

Thanks to https://www.history.navy.mil/browse-by-topic/disasters-and-phenomena/the-sullivan-brothers-and-the-assignment-of-family-members/the-loss-of-uss-juneau.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/

Japanese Destroyer Amatsukaze
Japanese sub I-26
The Roger Bros.
The Sullivan Bros.
His rank Fireman First Class