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Allen Jr. , John Richard

Rank and Name, Coxwain John Richard Allen Jr..

Unit/Placed in, USS Collett (DD-730) Destroyer, United States Navy.


John is born on Sep. 29, 1921 in Santa Fe, New Mexico.


Parents and Siblings, No Record Available.


John enlisted the service in New Mexico with service number # 3601925.



John died when he was caught by a wave on deck on Jan. 17, 1945, he is honored with a Combat Action Ribbon, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.


John 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 Santa Fe National Cemetery, Santa Fe, Santa Fe County, New Mexico, USA.


Thanks to http://www.usscollett.com/ 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,


USS Collett (DD-730) Destroyer
John R. Allen Jr.
His rank Coxwain