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Robert Gage Allen


World War II · US Army

United States of America
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latoon leader in Battery “D”, 462nd Parachute Field Artillery Battalion killed in action while retaking Corregidor

Birth - 10 Dec 1923
Donora, Pennsylvania
1939 - 1945 World War II  - Ages: 19 - 21 years
Served For
United States of America
Conflict Period
World War II
Branch
Army
Rank
Second Lieutenant
Battalion
462nd Parachute Field Artillery Battalion
Theater
Pacific
Service Number
Enlisted 12049051/Officer O-1176533
Gold Star
Enlistment - 10 Jul 1942  - Age: 19 years
Camden, New Jersey
Private
Stationed - 1943  - Age: 19 years
Fort Sill, Oklahoma and Fort Benning, Georgia
Commissioned after completion of O.C.S.
Gunshot wound
Casualty - 16 Feb 1945  - Age: 21 years
Corregidor, Philippines
Marriage - 10 Sep 1943  - Age: 20 years
Phenix City, Alabama
Ruth Dorothy McRae
Gunshot wound
Death - 16 Feb 1945  - Age: 21 years
Corregidor, Philippines
Burial - 1949  - Age: 25 years
Section D, Row 4, Grave 125 of the Fort McKinley U.S. Military Cemetery (now the Manila American Cemetery and Memorial)

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