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Rank and Name, Lieutenant Junior Grade Oswald Joseph Allen.
Unit/Placed in, Bombing Fighter Squadron 95 “Wrights Raiders” (VBF-95).
Oswald is born 1920 in Mobile, Alabama.
Parents and Siblings, No Record Available.
Wife, Margret M. (Russell) Allen.
Oswald enlisted the service in Alabama with service number # 0-240814.
Oswald died in a training-accident, he collided with a TBM Avanger and the crashed on July 24, 1945, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Expeditionary Medal, Good Conduct Medal, Distinguished unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
Oswald is buried/mentioned at Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu County, Hawaii U.S.A.
Courts of the missing.
He also has a Memorial Grave at Magnolia Cemetery, Mobile, Mobile County, Alabama, USA.
Thanks to Jean Louis Vijgen, ABMC, https://abmc.gov Info P.O.W.
Wes Injerd, Dwight Rider: http://www.mansell.com/pow-index.html
VBF-95 was based on N A S HILO Territory of Hawaii (T.H.).
The Bomber Fighter Squadrons, were created to reduce the Fighter Squadrons in an Air Group to an acceptable size. Fighter Squadrons had up to 60 planes and 100 pilots. Normaly a Fighter Squadron was split in two to creat a Bomber Fighter Squadron.