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Allen, William E.

Rank and Name, Staff Sergeant William E. Allen.

Unit/Placed, 676th Bomber Squadron, 444th Bomber Group (Very Heavy).


William was born, No Record.


Parents and Sibling, No Record Available.


William enlisted the service in San Francisco with serial # 39121225.


William’s crew-members and their position on-board the plane a B-29 were;


1st Lt. Clifford J. Anderson Pilot

2nd Lt. Terrence M. Byrne Co Pilot

1st Lt. Charles M. Albright Bombardier/Engineer

1st Lt. James O. Stanley Navigator

SSgt. William E. Allen Central Fire Control/Gunner

Tsgt. Ellis M. Doolen Left Waist Gunner

SSgt. Arthur P. McGuire Radar Operator

SSgt. Cephas C. Robinson Radio Operator

SSgt. Lloyd A. Temple Right Waist Gunner

1st Lt. Peter E. Coury Tail Gunner

1st Lieutenant Peter E. Coury is the only survivor of the crash.


William was KIA when the plane was attacked by Enemy Fighters coming back from the Mission to Osaka, Japan it exploded mid-Air and crashed on June 1, 1945, Staff Sergeant William E. Allen is honored with a Distinguished Flying Cross, Air Medal, Purple Heart, American Campaign Medal and the WWII Victory Medal.


William is buried/mentioned at Honolulu Memorial  Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA.

Courts of the Missing.

Thanks to  http://www.historyofwar.org/air/units/USAAF/42nd_Bombardment_Group.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/

676th Bomber Squadron
444th Bomber Group
West Field, Tinian Mariana Islands
His rank Staff Sergeant