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Allen, Solon Leroy

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.

 

Thanks to http://www.navsource.org/archives/05/469.htm 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/

USS De Haven (DD-467) Destroyer
Casualty List
His Rank Fireman Second Class