Rank and Name, Soundman Second Class William Robert Allen.
Unit/Placed in, USS Callaghan, Destroyer, United States Naval Reserve.
William is born approx. 1925 in Wisconsin.
Father, Ernest J. Allen.
Mother, Elizabeth W. (Champion) Allen.
Brother(s), Keith R. Charles H. and John W. Allen.
William enlisted the service in Kentucky with service number # 8673629.
William was KIA when the USS Callaghan came under attack near Okinawa from a Kamikaze Yokosuka F5Y and sunk on July 25, 1945, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Combat Action Medal, Good Conduct Medal, Expeditionary Medal, American Campaign Medal, Distinguished Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
William is buried/mentioned at Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu County, Hawaii U.S.A.
Courts of the missing.
Jean Louis Vijgen, WW2-Pacific Website.
Air Force Info, Rolland Swank.
ABMC Website, https://abmc.gov
Navy Info, http://navylog.navymemorial.org
POW Info, http://www.mansell.com Dwight Rider and Wes injerd.
Family Info, https://www.familysearch.org
Marines Info, https://missingmarines.com/ Geoffrey Roecker
Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org
Philppine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/
Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com