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Allen, Norman Etheridge

Rank and Name, Pharmacist’s Mate Second Class Robin Etheridge Allen.

Unit/Placed in, USS Gambier Bay (CLE-73) Carrier, United States Navy.

 

Robin is born 1920 in Newport, Tennessee.

Father, Isaac Allen.

Mother, Lottie Allen.

 

Siblings, No Record Available.

 

Robin enlisted the service in Tennessee with service number # 6406008.

 

Robin was KIA after the USS Gambier Bay being shot by several Japanese Navy during the Battle off Samar heavenly damaged it Sunk on Oct. 25, 1944, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Combat action Ribbon, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.

 

Robin 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 Union Cemetery Newport, Cocke County, Tennessee, USA.

 

Thanks to http://www.bosamar.com/ 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/

USS Gambier Bay (CVE-73) Carrier
Hit by shells
Robin Etheridge Allen
His rank Pharmacist's Mate Second Class