Rank and Name, Second Lieutenant Robert Edward Allred.
Unit/Placed in, 19th Bomber Squadron, 22nd Bomber Group (Heavy).
Robert is born approx. on Oct. 27, 1916 in Corydon, Iowa.
Father, Henry L. Allred.
Mother, Mary J. (Corbett) Allred.
Sister(s), Roxie L. Allred.
Halfsister(s), Emily R. and Margaret S. Jennison.
Spouse, Juanita A. Allred.
Robert enlisted the service in Iowa with service number # 0-679012.
Robert‘s Crew-members and their position on-board the plane a B-24 were,
2nd Lt. Robert E. Allred Pilot
2nd Lt. Raymond J. Geis Co Pilot
2nd Lt. Keith T. Holm Navigator
Capt. Charles R. Barnhard Passenger
2nd Lt. Stanley G. Gross Passenger
2nd Lt. Charles R. Steiner Passenger
2nd Lt. Melvin F. Walker Passenger
2nd Lt. Emory C. Young Passenger
1st. Lt Harold T. Atkins Passenger
1st Sgt. Weldon W. Frazier Passenger
S/Sgt. Thomas J. Carpenter Passenger
S/Sgt. Frank Ginter Passenger
S/Sgt. William M. Shrake Passenger
S/Sgt. John J. Staseowski Passenger
S/Sgt. Robert C. Thompson Passenger
Sgt. Clint P. Butler Passenger
Sgt. Stanley C. Lawrence Passenger
Sgt. Charles Sampler Jr. Passenger
T/4. Joseph E. Kachorek Passenger
Corp. Joseph B. Mettam Passenger
Pfc. Carlin E. Loop Passenger
Robert was KIA when the plane crashed into the mountain (reason unknown) on March 22, 1944, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Distinguished Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
Robert is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
He also has a Memorial Grave at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific,
Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA.
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
Initially among those listed as missing in action, non-recoverable or unidentifiable, 2LT Allred’s remains were recovered and identified. In 1983, he was permanently interred at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific at Honolulu, HI. 2LT Allred’s name is permanently inscribed on the Tablets of the Missing at the Manila American Cemetery and Memorial.
When an individual’s remains have been accounted for by the U.S. Department of Defense, a rosette is placed next to the name on the Wall/Tablet/Court of the Missing to mark that the person now rests in a known gravesite.