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Rank and Name, Fireman Second Class Solon Leroy Allen Jr.
Unit/Placed in, USS De Haven (DD-469) Destroyer, United States Navy.
Solon is born in no record available.
Father, Solon Leroy Allen.
Mother and Siblings, No Record Available.
Solon enlisted the service in Tennessee with service number # 6117952.
Solon was KIA near Guadalcanal when the USS De Haven was bombed by Japanese Planes and sunk on Feb. 1, 1943, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, Expeditionary Medal, American Campaign Medal, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
Solon is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Walls of the missing.
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/