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Allen, Joe Sam

Rank and Name, Ensign Joe Sam Allen.

Unit/Placed in, Fighting Squadron 79 (VF-22), embarked from USS Independence (CVL-22).


Joe is born approx. on 7 May, 1921 in Oklahoma.

Father, Joe J. Allen.

Mother, Mary K. Allen.


Joe enlisted the service in Oklahoma with service number # 0-321053.


Joe was KIA no record, he was reported missing over Luzon on 15 Dec. 1945, he is honored with an Air Medal, Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, Expeditionary Medal, American Campaign Medal, Navy & Marine Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.


Joe 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, Rose Hill Cemetery, Chickasha, Grady County, Oklahoma, USA.


Thanks to, http://www.ussindependencecvl22.com/index_files/Page1328.htm

Jean Louis Vijgen, ww2-Pacific.com and ww2-europe.com.

Air Force Info, Rolland Swank.

ABMC Website, https://abmc.gov

Marines Info, https://missingmarines.com/    Geoffrey Roecker

Seabees History Bob Smith  https://seabeehf.org/

Navy Info, http://navylog.navymemorial.org

POW Info, http://www.mansell.com    Dwight Rider and Wes injerd.

Philippine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/ Robert Capistrano

National Historian

Navy Seal Memorial,  http://www.navysealmemorials.com

Family Info, https://www.familysearch.org

Info, https://www.pacificwrecks.com/

Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org


Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com

Tank Destroyers, http://www.bensavelkoul.nl/

Fighter Squadron 22 (VF-22)
Grumman F6F
USS Indenpendence (CVL-22) Carrier (Embarked)
Joe Sam Allen
His rank Ensign
Plane's from air group 22