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.
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
Navy Seal Memorial, http://www.navysealmemorials.com
Family Info, https://www.familysearch.org
Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org
Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com
Tank Destroyers, http://www.bensavelkoul.nl/